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Transcript 2399

VISIT OF THE KING AND QUEEN OF NEPAL - STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER, MR WILLIAM MCMAHON

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McMahon, William

Period of Service: 10/03/1971 to 05/12/1972

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Release Date: 02/04/1971

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 2399

FOR PRESS: PM No. 41/ 1971
VISIT OF THE KING AND QUEEN
OF NEPAL
Statement by the Pr ime Minister, Mr. William McMahon
At the invitation of the Governor-General, Their Majesties
The K~ ing and Queen of Nepal will visit Australia from Friday
23 April to Friday, 30 April.
The visit of IKing Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Deva and
Queen Ratna Rajya Lakshmi Devi Shah will give impetus to the
steady development of the friendly relations between our two
countries which has taken place in recent years and which has
been marked by co-operation through the Colombo Plan.
Consultations are taking place to prepare a programme
of engagements for Their Majesties' visit which will include stays
in Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney, and an announcement of
these details will be made later.
CANBERRA 2 April 1971

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