• Short Summary

    THE WEST GERMAN MINISTER OF ECONOMIC COOPERATION, HERR WALTER SCHEEL, WHO IS VISITING EGYPT AS THE GUEST OF THE GOVERNMENT, THIS WEEK TOURED THE ASWAN HIGH DAM SITE.

  • Description

    THE WEST GERMAN MINISTER OF ECONOMIC COOPERATION, HERR WALTER SCHEEL, WHO IS VISITING EGYPT AS THE GUEST OF THE GOVERNMENT, THIS WEEK TOURED THE ASWAN HIGH DAM SITE.

    WHILE RUSSIA IS BUILDING DAM, EGYPT IS FINANCING OTHER HUGE SCHEMES WITH MONEY AND CREDIT PROVIDED BY WESTERN GOVERNMENTS.

    MOVING TEMPLES IS ONE OF THEM AND THE SMALLER TEMPLES ABOVE THE DAM ARE FOR THE MOST PART IN A FLURRY OF DEPARTURE.THE MINISTER SAW HIS COUNTRY'S DISMANTLING WORK AT KALABSHA.THIS IS AT LEAST ONE TEMPLE TO BE SAVED FROM THE FLOOD TO COME, BUT THE FATE OF THE MOST FAMOUS AT ABU SIMBEL IS STILL IN THE BALANCE; AND THIS MONTH (APRIL 23) UNESCO IS MAKING A FINAL EFFORT TO RAISE ENOUGH MONEY TO SAVE IT.

    THE MINISTER'S VISIT FOLLOWS THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES ON IMPROVING ECONOMIC, TECHNICAL AND CULTURAL TIES.IT INCLUDES 23M DM FROM THE WEST GERMAN GOVERNMENT FOR DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS, AND 13M DM FOR TOURISM.IN CAIRO, THE MINISTER HAS BEEN DISCUSSING AT THE CULTURAL MINISTRY, PLANS TO PROVIDE WEST GERMAN BUSES AND HELICOPTERS TO OPEN UP NEW TOURIST SERVICES TO ASWAN AND LUXOR.

    AFTER VISITING BOTH, THE MINISTER RETURNS TO CAIRO ON SUNDAY AND HE WILL BE REPORTING ON HIS VISIT AT A PRESS CONFERENCE.

    DR.ABDEL KADER HATEM, THE EGYPTIAN MINISTER FOR CULTURE AND NATIONAL GUIDANCE, IS TO PAY A VISIT TO WEST GERMANY IN MAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAWU1F5Q1YN6QTJCJIPHUR66WT
    Media URN:
    VLVAWU1F5Q1YN6QTJCJIPHUR66WT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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