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    The military ruler of Ghana, Lieutenant-General Joseph Ankrah, arrived in London by air tonight (Saturday) for an eight-day official visit including talks with Mr.

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    The military ruler of Ghana, Lieutenant-General Joseph Ankrah, arrived in London by air tonight (Saturday) for an eight-day official visit including talks with Mr. Harold Wilson, the Prime Minister, and other members of the British Cabinet. General Ankrah, who has been visiting the United States, was met at London Airport by Queen Elizabeth's representative, Lord Westmoreland.

    Ghana's Head of State is making his first official visit to Britain since becoming Chairman of the governing National Liberation Council (NLC) after the overthrow of Kwame Nkrumah regime in February 1966. Developments in the Nigerian and Rhodesian situations are expected to figure in his talks with Mr. Wilson when they meet on Monday.

    General Ankrah will have separate talks with the Foreign Secretary, Mr. George Brown, the Commonwealth Secretary. Mr. George Thomson, and the Defence Minister, Mr. Denis Healey. His itinerary in Britain also includes visits to the Royal Military Academy at Sandburst and the nearby staff College at Camberly.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEMYL4YSDKAPDSCBZ7OG3E4PHF
    Media URN:
    VLVAEMYL4YSDKAPDSCBZ7OG3E4PHF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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