This production is straightforward coverage of the arrival of Canadian external Affairs Minister Mr Mitchell Sharp in Lusaka, Zambia.
GV Lusaka airport
LV Aircraft taxiing in
SV Foreign Minister Mudenda with walking stick & others towards aircraft
SV & TV Sharp down aircraft steps & greeted by Mudenda
GV & SCU PAN Mudenda, Sharp & others across tarmac
SV Flags, PAN TO VIP lounge
SV INT. Sharp & Mudenda
SV PAN Sharp, Mudenda & other VIPs
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Background: This production is straightforward coverage of the arrival of Canadian external Affairs Minister Mr Mitchell Sharp in Lusaka, Zambia. It continues Visnews' coverage of Mr Sharp's five-nation african tour.
SYNOPSIS: Lusaka Airport, Zambia -- and the arrival of Canadian External Affairs Minister, Mr Mitchell sharp, on wednesday (March 17). It was the last leg of Mr Sharp's five-nation African tour.
Among officials at the airport to meet Mr Sharp was Zambia's Foreign Minister, Mr Elijah Mudenda. Following his arrival, Mr Sharp attended a luncheon given by Mr Mudenda.
During his three-day stay, Mr Sharp was due to have talks with President Kenneth Kaunda, and visit the Victoria Falls on the Zambia-Rhodesia border. Meanwhile, in a press interview the day after his arrival, Mr Sharp denied Soviet newspaper reports that he was making the tour to dissuade African states from leaving the Commonwealth over the arms to South Africa issue. His mission, he said, was to see the results of Canadian aid to African countries.