• Short Summary

    President of Yugoslavia arrived at Colombo, Ceylon, for his first visit there, Jan 21. As?

  • Description

    President of Yugoslavia arrived at Colombo, Ceylon, for his first visit there, Jan 21. As he stepped ashore from his yacht, he was welcomed by a royal salute and a roll on festive drums.

    Colombo port workers stopped work to greet Tito, and Buddhist monks saluted him in oriental style with clasped hands.

    After inspecting a guard of honor Tito was driven in state through the port.

    Later he spoke with the Ceylon Premier, Mr. Bandaranaike, for three hours. These discussions will be resumed when Tito returns from a visit to the nearby hill country on Saturday, Jan 24.

    Tito's Asian tour has included visits to Indonesia and India.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE3KOILFAG130WI15FND3QY6M4
    Media URN:
    VLVAE3KOILFAG130WI15FND3QY6M4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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