Mujib-Bhutto summit failed to being about any dramatic result in Dacca that could enable normalisation of the relations and situation in the sub-contient.
Mr Bhutto arrives for the Press Conference, is seated.
Several different tales of Mr. Bhutto making statement at the start of the presser.
Cutaways of press men taking notes.
More shots of the statement.
Start of the questions the first deals with the assets and liabilities etc.
More questions...some are audible other feebly audible.. I'm sorry could t take noted while shooting, nor Alam could as .. usual here we were being practically all the time being cushed, cables were being pulled and so on...however the replies are detaled and deal mainly with Indian nuclear explosion, normalisation of relations in the sub-continent, future of Pakistanis stranded in Bangladesh and whether Pakistan can accommodate any more, assets and liabilities etc. End of presser.. Bhutto leaves.
Bhutto departure at the airport.. Bhutto and Mujib arrive, Bhutto inspects Guard of Honour, sees off diplomats, Ministers, takes leave of Mujib (again there was usual crush by cameramen) Bhutto boards the aircraft, Mujib and Ministers wave, plane taxiing off, Mujib in conclave with Ministers etc.
Due to constent switching on and off of lights at the Presser the film has been overshot as each time I tried to get one decent length, the light would go off. The lighting was by B'Desh TV. Bhutto departure is in very weak evening light.
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Background: Mujib-Bhutto summit failed to being about any dramatic result in Dacca that could enable normalisation of the relations and situation in the sub-contient. Just before his departure for the airport Bhutto held a ???ress Conference and enough hint had come through of the impending failure there. He made a short statement before the start of the questions and went on Pakistan Bangladesh relations. He also dwelt at length about his reaction to the recent Indian nuclear blast. He was later seen off at the airport by Prime Minister Lujib and his cabinet colleagues. The departure had been delayed by over a hour for some last minute discussions that again failed to bring off anything.