• Short Summary

    THE UNITED STATES IS TO GIVE INDIA A ONE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLAR LOAN TO IMPORT COMMODITIES WHICH ARE IN SHORT SUPPLY.

  • Description

    THE UNITED STATES IS TO GIVE INDIA A ONE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLAR LOAN TO IMPORT COMMODITIES WHICH ARE IN SHORT SUPPLY. THE ANNOUNCEMENT WAS MADE AFTER THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, MR. HUBERT HUMPHREY HAD A DAY OF TALKS IN THE INDIAN CAPITAL NEW DELHI, WHICH INCLUDED MEETINGS WITH THE PRIME MINISTER MRS. GANDHI, THE FOOD MINISTER, MR. SUBRAMANIAM, THE MINISTER OF PLANNING, MR. ASOKA MEHTA AND THE MINISTER OF FINANCE, MR. CHAUDHURI.

    IN A STATEMENT, MR. HUMPHREY SAID THAT THE LOAN WAS INTENDED TO BOOST INDIA'S INDUSTRIAL CAPACITY BY MEETING THE MOST URGENT REQUIREMENTS FOR RAW MATERIALS AND SPARE PARTS. HE SAID HE WAS IMPRESSED BY INDIAN GOVERNMENT PLANS TO OVERCOME ITS ECONOMIC AND FOOD PROBLEMS.

    DURING HIS VISIT TO NEW DELHI, MR. HUMPHREY ALSO DISCUSSED THE PROBLEM OF VIETNAM WITH MRS. GANDHI. HE IS ON THE COURSE OF A SIX-NATION TOUR FOR PRESIDENT JOHNSON, DECIDED ON AT THE HONOLULU CONFERENCE. MR. HUMPHREY - WHO LATER LEFT INDIA FOR CANBERRA - GAVE NO INDICATION WHETHER HE HAD ASKED MRS. GANDHI FOR ANY PEACE INITIATIVE IN VIETNAM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAP2JCO5NA86LV8B0M99DG9Q51
    Media URN:
    VLVAP2JCO5NA86LV8B0M99DG9Q51
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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