• Short Summary

    An Asian symposium on labour and population policies has opened in Kuala Lumpur under the sponsorship of the International Labour Organisation and the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Exterior
    3 ft

    2.
    Flags
    5 ft

    3.
    Cars arrive
    9 ft

    4.
    Delegations arrive
    11 ft

    5.
    Delegations seated (2 shots)
    15 ft

    6.
    Raza arrives
    19 ft

    7.
    Razak shakes hand with delegations
    23 ft

    8.
    GV Interior
    26 ft

    9.
    Razak speaks (2 shots)
    32 ft

    10.
    Cutaway delegations listening
    33 ft

    11.
    Razak speaks
    35 ft

    12.
    Delegations clapping hands
    36 ft

    13.
    Razak leaving
    41 ft



    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: An Asian symposium on labour and population policies has opened in Kuala Lumpur under the sponsorship of the International Labour Organisation and the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East. Delegates from 13 countries attended. The Chinese, though invited, did not turn up.

    The main purpose of the 10-day symposium is to consider means of controlling population expansion before it undermines economic growth. Various types of birth control campaigns will be discussed and evaluated.

    At the opening session, the Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun abdul Razak, warned delegates that unless the population explosion throughout Asia was swiftly checked all economic achievements would be worthless. The issue could no longer be avoided, no matter how unpalatable it might be in some countries.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA57O31K3APVVED9GLKTZM65DRW
    Media URN:
    VLVA57O31K3APVVED9GLKTZM65DRW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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