• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT KAUNDA OF ZAMBIA RECEIVED A PROMISE OF FULLEST INDIAN POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC COOPERATION WHEN HE ARRIVED IN NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) TO BEGIN A FOUR-DAY STATE VISIT.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT KAUNDA OF ZAMBIA RECEIVED A PROMISE OF FULLEST INDIAN POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC COOPERATION WHEN HE ARRIVED IN NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) TO BEGIN A FOUR-DAY STATE VISIT.

    PRESIDENT ZAKIR HUSAIN OF INDIA MET HIM AT THE AIRPORT AND SAID THAT THEIR TWO COUNTRIES WERE UNITED "IN AN INSTINCTIVE ABHORRENCE OF THE PERNICIOUS DOCTRINE OF APARTHEID, THE HATEFUL POLICIES OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION ARROGANTLY FOLLOWED IN SOUTH AFRICA AND BY THE ILLEGAL REGIME IN RHODESIA, AND OF CONTINUING COLONIAL OPPRESSION BY THE PORTUGUESE IN PARTS OF EAST AND WEST AFRICA".

    DR. KAUNDA'S ARRIVAL WAS MARRED BY STRONG, DUST-LADEN WINDS SWEEPING THE AIRPORT. LATER DR. KAUNDA DROVE TO RAJ GHAT TO PLACE A WREATH OF GANDHI'S TOMB.

    THE ZAMBIAN LEADER WAS DRESSED INFORMALLY IN A BUSH-SHIRT WITH NUMEROUS FLOWER GARLANDS AROUND HIS NECK. HE WAS GREETED BY PRESIDENT HUSAIN AND THE PRIME MINISTER, MRS. INDIRA GANDHI AND MEMBERS OF THE CABINET AND DIPLOMATIC CORPS.

    DR KAUNDA WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE, THE MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE, MR. ELIJAH MUDENDA; THE MINISTER FOR COOPERATIVES, YOUTH AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, MR. HYDEN DINGISWAYO BANDA AND THE RESIDENT MINISTER FOR BAROTSE PROVINCE, MR. JOSY MONGA.

    LATER IN THE DAY DR. KAUNDA HAD TALKS WITH PRESIDENT HUSAIN, MRS. GANDHI AND THE FOREIGN MINISTER, MR. MOHAMMEDALI CURRIM CHANGLA. IN THE EVENING HE ATTENDED A DINNER GIVEN IN HIS HONOUR BY PRESIDENT HUSAIN. DR. KAUNDA FLIES ON TO VISIT PAKISTAN AND CHINA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAX3T2P6WEPPVSFMPNYJ0HKQ10
    Media URN:
    VLVAX3T2P6WEPPVSFMPNYJ0HKQ10
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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