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Israel President Leaves on State Visit to Burma; Plane Escorted by Jets

President and Mrs. Itzhak Ben-Zvi left by E1 A1 plane today for Rangoon, for an official State visit to Burma. Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion flew to the airport in a helicopter to say farewell to the President.

The President’s official party included Walter Eyltan, director-general of the Israel Foreign Ministry; and Brigadier Mordechai Limon, as representative of the Defense Ministry.