• Short Summary

    The governments of the United States and Pakistan have signed and agreement under which the United States will provide Pakistan with 40 F-16 fighter aircraft and other military equipment.

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXTERIOR Pakistan Secretariat building, Islamabad
    0.03

    2.
    SV U.S. Ambassador Ronald I. Spiers and Pakistan's Secretary of Economic Affairs Ejaz A. Naik walk in and take seats
    0.11

    3.
    CU Pakistan flag
    0.13

    4.
    GV Both men sign and exchange agreements
    0.42

    5.
    CU Mr. Naik
    0.44

    6.
    GV Two men rise and shake hands
    0.50




    Initials BB





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    Background: The governments of the United States and Pakistan have signed and agreement under which the United States will provide Pakistan with 40 F-16 fighter aircraft and other military equipment. It is the first of a series of agreements fro defence and economic aid, worth altogether more than 3,000 million U.S. dollars which the two countries intend to enter into in the next five years. The first agreement was formally concluded at a ceremony at the Pakistan Secretariat building in Islamabad on Tuesday, April 13th. Ambassador Ronald I. Spiers signed for the United States and Mr. Ejaz A. Naik, Secretary of Economic Affairs, for Pakistan. Later agreements will provide support for Pakistan's balance of payments and help to increase its agricultural production. The military aspects of the package have been strongly criticised by India and the Soviet Union.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAFR7VL5NLDUELLNEGA9BZ6PXL
    Media URN:
    VLVAAFR7VL5NLDUELLNEGA9BZ6PXL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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