• Short Summary

    THE FOUNDATION STONE FOR THE NEW HEADQUARTERS OF THE SOUTH- EAST ASIA TREATY ORGANISATION WAS LAID BY KING BHUMIBOL ADULYADEJ OF THAILAND, IN BANGKOK ON SEPTEMBER 8.

  • Description

    THE FOUNDATION STONE FOR THE NEW HEADQUARTERS OF THE SOUTH- EAST ASIA TREATY ORGANISATION WAS LAID BY KING BHUMIBOL ADULYADEJ OF THAILAND, IN BANGKOK ON SEPTEMBER 8. THE L-SHAPED BUILDING IS EXPECTED TO COST THIRTY-THREE THOUSAND POUNDS STERLING. THE THAI CABINET HAS CONTRIBUTED 28,300 POUNDS STERLING.

    AMONG THOSE PRESENT WERE SEATO'S SECRETARY-GENERAL, MR. KONTHI SUPHAMONGKHON AND THE CHAIRMAN OF THE COUNCIL OF REPRESENTATIVES, SIR DERMOT MAC DERMOT.

    THE UNITED STATES, BRITAIN, FRANCE, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, PAKISTAN, THAILAND AND THE PHILIPPINES ARE THE SEATO MEMBERS.

    THE SEATO GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING, ESTABLISHED IN BANGKOK IN 1959, PROVIDES STUDENTS WITH ADVANCE EDUCATION, LEADING TO A MASTER'S DEGREE I STRUCTURAL, HYDRAULIC, TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC HEALTH ENGINEERING.

    SIXTY-EIGHT STUDENTS FROM EIGHT ASIAN COUNTRIES HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED FOR ENROLMENT FOR THE 1964-65 ACADEMIC YEAR. WITH 33 STUDENTS ENTERING THEIR SECOND YEAR, THE TOTAL ENROLMENT NOW IS 101, COMPARED WITH 88 IN 1963-64.

    THE COURSE IN PUBLIC HEALTH ENGINEERING WHICH IS BEING INTRODUCED FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS YEAR, ATTRACTED 41 APPLICANTS, SECOND ONLY TO STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING, FOR WHICH 65 HAD APPLIED. THERE WERE 40 APPLICANTS FOR THE COURSE IN HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING, AND 14 FOR TRANSPORTATION.

    THE NEW STUDENTS ARE DISTRIBUTED ACCORDING TO THEIR MAJORS AS FOLLOW: HYDRAULICS (25), PUBLIC HEALTH (16), STRUCTURES (31), AND TRANSPORTATION (15).

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    Film ID:
    VLVADZW0C1VROQ4ORGS1KKDY5BQ9H
    Media URN:
    VLVADZW0C1VROQ4ORGS1KKDY5BQ9H
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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