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Transcript 4398


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Fraser, Malcolm

Period of Service: 11/11/1975 to 11/03/1983

More information about Fraser, Malcolm on The National Archive website.

Release Date: 16/05/1977

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 4398

FOR~ PRESS 16 MAY 1977
The Primne Minister is making a Visit to Britain as a quesft
of the British Govermdnent on 2-3-June, dluring h we
preceding the meetingi in London of Cormonwealth. Ieaos of
Government. Ile will ha./ e discussions Nw) itL-h the BA-itish Prime ruinister,
MrW. Callaghan, and with other Ministers, anet a mneetiriq with
the 1kitish Oppopition. Leader, Mrs. Tihatcher. H-e will also
have an audience with the Queen.
The Prime Minister said hie we3. comed this invitation to make
an offioial visit to Britain on the eve of the Co-mrionwealsth
conferen ce.
lie looked forward to discussions and contacts that would
strengthen the close link with flxitain.
While in London, the Prime Ministc-r wilpresent to the
ComrTonwealth Secretary General, Mr. Shridath S. Ramphal, a
Silver Jubilee portrait of the Queen. Prince Charles will
attend the presentntion ceremony.
Theprtrait, by the Australian artist, Mr. Paul Fitzgeral. d,
ir, a gft from the Australian Governoment. It %, ill be on
permanent display at the Commonwealth Secretariat Ileadquarters
at Marlbor~ ough Ho-ose in London. V7
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Transcript 4398