Improvements in trade and bilateral relations have been discussed by the Premier of the People's Republic of China, Chou En-lai, and the Canadian External Affairs Minister Mr.
SCU INT. Mr. Sharp walks up and shakes hands with Chou En-lia and other officials. (2 shots)
SCU Chou En-lai greets others in Canadian delegation.
MV & GV Chinese and Canadians pose for photograph. (2 shots)
MV PAN Chou En-lai and Sharp walk to chairs sit down and talk. (4 shots)
GV Chinese and Canadians seated.
SCU Chou En-lai meets Canadian basketballers. (2 shots)
MV & GV Chou En-lai and basketballers pose for photographs. (2 shots)
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Background: Improvements in trade and bilateral relations have been discussed by the Premier of the People's Republic of China, Chou En-lai, and the Canadian External Affairs Minister Mr. Mitchell Sharp during a meeting between the two in Peking.
Mr. Sharp spent five days in the Chinese capital heading a Canadian delegation, and spent much of the time in talks with Chinese trade and diplomatic leaders.
Premier Chou was guest of the Canadians -- shown in this official film -- at a luncheon given last Saturday (August 19) by Mr. Sharp in return for a banquet in his honour given by the chinese Foreign Minister, Chi Peng-fei.
Earlier, Mr. Sharp told reporters that talks he had with the Chinese leaders had resulted in a "very vigorous exchange of views" on international issues.
Topics included Vietnam, Korean reunification, disarmament and Bangladesh's application to join the United Nations.
Premier Chou also met members of a Canadian national men's and women's basketball team.
Mr. Sharp's visit to Peking culminated in his opening of the largest trade fair Canada has ever staged.