Indian Prime Minister Pandit Nehru arrived at Tokyo's Haneda airport on Friday (Oct 4) on a ten-day state visit.
ROLL NO. 1 : Long shot of Haneda Airport. The Indian and Japanese flags flying over the roof. Foreign Minister Aiichiro Pujiyama and Indian Ambassador to Japan C.S. Jya conversing as they wait for Nehru to land. Prime Minister Nobusuko Kishi. Foreign Minister Fujiyama and Ambassador. The Air India plane comes to a landing. Nehru midway on the steps. Nehru shaking hands with Hirohito's proxy, Grand Chamberlain Men Marada. Nehru shaking hands with Kishi. Spectators watching the arrival of Nehru.
ROLL NO 2.: The honour guards salute Nehru and Kishi. Nehru and Kishi inspecting the honour guards. Nehru issuing statement to the Japanese people. 3 takes. (3rd shot NG). Nehru getting into car with Premier Kishi. The car moves away.
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Background: Indian Prime Minister Pandit Nehru arrived at Tokyo's Haneda airport on Friday (Oct 4) on a ten-day state visit. He was accompanied by his daughter, Mrs. Indira Gandhi, N. R. Pillai, secretary general of the Ministry of External Affairs, M.O. Mathia, special assistant to the Prime Minister and N. K. Sesham, private secretary.
The welcoming party at the airport on this historic visit included Japanese Prime Minister, Nobusuke Kishi and other high government officials as well as prominent public dignitaries.
The Indian minister's 10-day schedule is the busiest and fullest ever prepared for Japan's 13 Post-war state visitors.