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Ben-gurion Arrives in Burma; is Given Official Dinner by President

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Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and his entourage arrived in Burma last night three hours late but in time for an official dinner tendered by the President of Burma. The trip was delayed by the need to change planes at Teheran.

A large delegation of Burmese leaders, including the Burmese Chief of Staff Nu Win, greeted the Prime Minister. In his reply, which included a sentence in the Burmese language, Mr. Ben-Gurion expressed the hope “with all my heart,” that the visit would contribute to the friendship between the two countries. The Israel Premier met today with Premier U Nu and was the guest of honor tonight at a dinner given by the Burmese Premier.

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