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    DR. KENNETH KAUNDA, THE PRIME MINISTER OF ZAMBIA, ARRIVED IN BRITAIN TODAY (SUNDAY) TO ATTEND?

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    DR. KAUNDA ARRIVING.




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    Background: DR. KENNETH KAUNDA, THE PRIME MINISTER OF ZAMBIA, ARRIVED IN BRITAIN TODAY (SUNDAY) TO ATTEND THE COMMONWEALTH PRIME MINISTERS' CONFERENCE. DR. KAUNDA LANDED AT LONDON AIRPORT - AND HE IS ONE OF THE TWENTY-ONE COMMONWEALTH REPRESENTATIVES WHO ARE ATTENDING THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE WHICH OPENS ON THURSDAY. HE WAS GREETED BY ZAMBIA'S MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, MR. SIMON KAPWEPWE.

    DR. KAUNDA IS THE PRIME MINISTER OF ONE OF THE COMMONWEALTH'S YOUNGER INDEPENDENT NATIONS. BUT HE HOLDS HIGH HOPES FOR ITS FUTURE. IN RECENT MONTHS HE HAS DEVOTED MUCH TIME TO PRESSING AHEAD WITH AN AMBITIOUS ECONOMIC PLAN FOR HIS COUNTRY. THE PLAN INVOLVES AN EXPENDITURE OF GBP35 MILLION STERLING BEFORE 1970 - AND DR. KAUNDA BELIEVES THAT IT WILL RAISE HIS COUNTRY'S STANDARD OF LIVING RAPIDLY.

    A PROBLEM THAT HAS BEEN CAUSING THE ZAMBIAN GOVERNMENT CONCERN HAS BEEN THE HEAVY BURDEN OF DEBT INHERITED FROM THE FORMER FEDERATION OF RHODESIA AND NYASALAND. BUT THE PRIME MINISTER HAS HAD TALKS WITH BRITISH LEADERS ON THIS POINT AND IS CONFIDENT A SOLUTION WILL BE FOUND.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAABGT4LMZEYV3UAT6TA5L4TMXH
    Media URN:
    VLVAABGT4LMZEYV3UAT6TA5L4TMXH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
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    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
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