• Short Summary

    THE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CREATION OF THE FEDERATION OF SOUTH ARABIA WAS CELEBRATED ON MONDAY AT AL ITTIHAD, THE CAPITAL, JUST OUTSIDE DE ADEN.

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    THE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CREATION OF THE FEDERATION OF SOUTH ARABIA WAS CELEBRATED ON MONDAY AT AL ITTIHAD, THE CAPITAL, JUST OUTSIDE DE ADEN. A FEATURE WAS A SPEECH BY ONE OF THE FEDERATION'S MAIN ARCHITECTS, THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL, SAYID MOH'D ASSHA'AL, WHO IS ALSO THE FEDERAL MINISTER OF JUSTICE. IN IT HE OUTLINED THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS AND HOPES.

    THE FEDERATION OF SOUTH ARABIA TODAY EMBRACES 14 ARAB STATES. WHEN FOUNDED IN 1959 THERE WERE ONLY SIX. LAST YEAR ITS BUDGET AMOUNTED TO 160-MILLION SHILLINGS, A RECORD. GOOD PROGRESS HAS ALSO BEEN MADE TOWARDS THE ARABISATION OF ITS ARMED SERVICES ALONG WITH THE GOVERNMENT'S CIVIL ADMINISTRATION.

    THE COUNCIL CHAIRMAN, IN HIS ADDRESS, SAID THE GOVERNMENT WAS HOPEFUL OF MORE STATES JOINING THE FEDERATION, AND WOULD WELCOME CLOSER LINKS WITH OTHER "MEMBERS OF THE ARAB FAMILY". HE SAID THEY WERE DELIGHTED AT THE PROGRESS MADE BY THE RECENT ARAB SUMMIT CONFERENCE TOWARDS CLOSER UNITY. THE CHAIRMAN ALSO THANKED BRITAIN FOR ITS FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL HELP.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADR8HXNP5EKY1W3UPGNMBRN2ML
    Media URN:
    VLVADR8HXNP5EKY1W3UPGNMBRN2ML
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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