Singapore's Cabinet Ministers, headed by Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, were on hand to greet and Australian Prime Minister William McMahon when he arrived on Thursday to begin a three-day official visit.
Singapore Flag PAN DOWN TO Prime Minister Lee
Honour Guard (2 shots)
McMahon down aircraft steps and greeted
Party across tarmac
Lee and McMahon on dias
McMahon meeting officials (3 shots)
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Background: Singapore's Cabinet Ministers, headed by Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, were on hand to greet and Australian Prime Minister William McMahon when he arrived on Thursday to begin a three-day official visit.
Mr. McMahon had flown to Singapore from Djakarta after three days of talks with Indonesian Government officials on defence and general relations with Australia.
The Australian Premier is on the second leg of a ten-day Southeast Asian. tour covering Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia. He has scheduled ??? his round of official visits in Singapore on Friday with a ??? call on President Benjamin Sheares and Premier Lee. Mr. ??? was also scheduled to have discussions with Foreign Minister ??? and Defence Minister Dr. Goh Keng Swee. Observers believe that the talks will include regional defence, the growing Soviet naval presence in the Indian Ocean and the current situation in Vietnam.
Mr. McMahon is scheduled to leave Singapore for Kuala Lumpur on Sunday (11 June).