Cambodian Head of State Samdech Norodom Sihanouk Arrives in Peking
Source: Peking Review, No. 13, March 27, 1970
Transcribed for www.wengewang.org
Samdech Norodom Sihanouk, Head of State of Cambodia, and his wife Princess Norodom Sihanouk arrived in Peking March 19 morning by special piano.
Welcoming them at the airport were Premier Chou En-lai, Vice-Premiers Li Hsien-nien and Hsieh Fu-chih, and Wu Fa-hsien, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army.
Among those at the airport were leading members of the various departments concerned, including Wang Hsin-ting, Li Chiang, Chlen Chih-kuang, Fang Yi, Huang Tso-chen, Yang Teh-chung, Tien Wei-hsin, Feng Yung-shun, Han Nien-lung, Ma Wen-po, Chen Teh-ho, Chung Ping-chang, Tsao Lu, Liang Chang-wu, Hsieh Hua, Ma Jen-hui, Ting Hsi-lin, Lin Chia-mei, Wnng Chen, Tsao Ke-chlang and Han Hsu.
Accompanying Samdech Norodom Sihanouk were Madame Pern me Peang, mother of Princess Norodom Sihanouk; Princess Norodom Ket Kanya, aunt of Samdech Norodom Sihanouk; Samdech Perm Nouth, Private Adviser to the Head of State, and Madame Penn Nouth; Prince Sisowath Methavi, Cambodian Ambassador to the German Democratic Republic; Lieutcnant-General Ngo Hou, Technical Adviser to the Head of State, and Madame Ngo Hou; and others.
At the airport were Cambodian Ambassador to China Nay Valentin and Madame Nay Valentin and diplomatic officials of the Cambodian Embassy; Duong Sam Ol, General Inspector of the Armed Forces of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Madame Duong Sam Ol and Um Amreth, Cambodian Ambassador to Korea, who were in Peking.
Also present at the airport were diplomatic envoys and officials of Hungary, Ceylon, Algeria, Afghanistan, Norway, Switzerland, Finland, Yemen, Mali, Denmark, Czechoslovakia, Pakistan, the German Democratic Republic, Sweden, Guinea, France, the Republic of South Viet Nam, Syria, the United Arab Republic, the Democratic Republic of Viet Nam. Tanzania, Albania, the Netherlands, Iraq, the Soviet Union. Southern Yemen, Morocco, India, Burma, Cuba, Mauritania, Yugoslavia, Mongolia, Poland, Zambia, Rumania, Bulgaria, Laos, Korea, the People's Republic of the Congo and Britain, and the Head of the Mission of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Peking.
Premier Chou En-lai Holds Talks With Samdech Norodom Sihanouk
Head of State of Cambodia, in a sincere and friendly atmosphere on the morning of March 19.
Taking part in the talks from both sides were Vice-Premier Li Hsien-nien and Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Wu Fa-hsien, and Samdech Penn Nouth and General Ngo Hou.
Premier Chou En-lai gave a luncheon in honour of Samdech Norodom Sihanouk and his wife Princess Norodom Sihanouk and the other distinguished Cambodian guests. Present on the Chinese side were Vice-Premier Li Hsien-nien, Deputy Chief of the P.L.A. General Staff Wu Fa-hsien, Vice-Foreign Minister Han Nien-lung, and Comrade Teng Ying-chao who welcomed the distinguished guests at the Guest House.