• Short Summary

    SUDANESE PRESIDENT ISMAIL EL AZHARI ARRIVED IN NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) TO A MUSICAL WELCOME AS HE BEGAN HIS EIGHT-DAY STATE VISIT TO INDIA.

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    SUDANESE PRESIDENT ISMAIL EL AZHARI ARRIVED IN NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) TO A MUSICAL WELCOME AS HE BEGAN HIS EIGHT-DAY STATE VISIT TO INDIA. HE AND HIS MINISTERS WERE GREETED AT PALAM AIRPORT BY THE PRESIDENT, DR. SARVAPALLI RADHAKRISHNAN, PRIME MINISTER MRS. INDIRA GANDHI, AND MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS.

    THE PRESIDENT WAS ACCOMPANIED BY THE SUDAN FOREIGN MINISTER AND DEPUTY PREMIER, IBRAHIM EL MUFTI, FINANCE MINISTER HAMZA MIRGHANI, AND THE MINISTER OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, HUSSEIN EL SHARIEF EL HINDI.

    REPLYING TO A WELCOMING ADDRESS BY THE INDIAN PRESIDENT, PRESIDENT AZHARI REMINDED HIS HOSTS THAT INDO-SUDANESE RELATIONS WERE GUIDED BY THE LOFTY IDEALS OF THE BADUNG CONFERENCE AND GOVERNED BY A GENUINE AND SINCERE FRIENDSHIP. HE CALLED FOR A COMMON EFFORT TO SOLVE THE PROBLEMS OF THE WORLD.

    AFTER INSPECTING A GUARD OF HONOUR, GUEST AND HOSTS DROVE TO THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE. IN THE EVENING HE WAS ENTERTAINED TO AN OFFICIAL DINNER.

    AT ONE STAGE IT WAS HOPED THAT THE PARTY COULD VISIT THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, BUT THE VISIT HAS BEEN POSTPONED AT CHINA'S REQUEST.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEOR45PNRMOF5UU9EGPYF4HMBE
    Media URN:
    VLVAEOR45PNRMOF5UU9EGPYF4HMBE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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