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Transcript 3393

VISIT BY SHAH OF IRAN

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Whitlam, Gough

Period of Service: 05/12/1972 to 11/11/1975

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Release Date: 15/09/1974

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 3393

PRESS STATEMENT NO. 329
September 1974
VISIT BY SHAH OF IRAN
The Prime Minister, Mr Whitlam, announced today
that Their -Imperial Majesties, the Shahanshah Aryamehr and
the Shahbanou of Iran, would pay a State Visit to Australia
at the invitation of the Governor-General, Sir John Kerr,
from 20-27 September 1974.
Mr Whitlam said that the visit would serve to
strengthen the friendly relations existing between
Australia and Iran. During their stay Their Majesties
would visit New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland,
as well as Canberra.
Mr Whitlam said that the Hon. Kep Enderby, M. P.,
would be Minister in Attendance upon His Imperial Majesty
during the visit.
CANBERRA. A. C. T.

Transcript 3393