• Short Summary

    CEYLON'S TEN HIGH RANKING BUDDHIST MONKS, WERE PRESENT FOR THE SWEARING-IN AT QUEEN'S HOUSE OF CEYLON'S NEW 17-MAN CABINET, LED BY THE PRIME MINISTER, MR.

  • Description

    CEYLON'S TEN HIGH RANKING BUDDHIST MONKS, WERE PRESENT FOR THE SWEARING-IN AT QUEEN'S HOUSE OF CEYLON'S NEW 17-MAN CABINET, LED BY THE PRIME MINISTER, MR. DUDLEY SENANAYAKE, LAST WEEKEND. THE MINISTERS WERE SWORN IN BY THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL, MR. WILLIAM GOPALLAWA. MOST OF THEM ARE SAID TO BE MEN OF POLITICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE.

    IN LAST MONDAY'S GENERAL ELECTION (22 MAR), MR. SENANAYAKE'S UNITED NATIONAL PARTY WON 66 OF THE 151 SEATS; WHILE MRS. SIRIMAVO BANDARANAIKE, THE DEFEATED PRIME MINISTER'S SRI LANKA FREEDOM PARTY WON 41 SEATS.

    BEFORE LEAVING FOR THE CABINET OFFICE FOR THEIR FIRST MEETING, THE GROUP POSED FOR A BATTERY OF PHOTOGRAPHERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEV3RZFF3X0FG8EGLZRY45W279
    Media URN:
    VLVAEV3RZFF3X0FG8EGLZRY45W279
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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