President Luis Cabral of newly-independent Guinea-Bissau, arrived in Egypt on Thursday (18 November) for a four-day official visit.
SV: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and wife waiting for arrival of Guinea Bissau President Luis Cabral.
SVS: Cabral walking down aircraft steps and greeted by Mr and Mrs Sadat. (2 shots)
SVS: leaders inspecting guard of honour. (2 shots)
SV PAN: leaders walk into VIP building at airport.
SV INTERIOR: Sadat and Cabral talking
SV: Cabral's wife sitting, listening.
SV: two leaders posing for photographers.
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Background: President Luis Cabral of newly-independent Guinea-Bissau, arrived in Egypt on Thursday (18 November) for a four-day official visit.
SYNOPSIS: The Egyptians put on a full-scale welcome in Cairo, the nation's capital. Guinea- Bissau, on the west coast of Africa, only gained independence two years ago. Egypt's president Anwar Sadat and his wife were at Cairo airport to meet Senhor Cabral. His wife, who arrived in Cairo the previous day, was also there to
The two leaders wee to discuss Middle East developments, African problems and relations between the two countries. Between preliminary talks, Senhor Cabral was to be shown tourist attractions of Cairo, and its surrounding areas. Formal talks between the two leaders were due to start on Saturday (20 November). Guinea-Bissau was granted formal independence by Portugal in September 1974, after it had formed its own National Assembly in 1973, and unilaterally proclaimed independence.