- Title: THAILAND: LYNDON JOHNSON IN BANGKOK
- Date: 19th May 1961
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- Embargoed: 3rd June 1961 13:00
- Location: BANGKOK
- Country: Thailand
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- Story Text: Vice-President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson, arrived in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 16 during the course of a tour of Asian countries.
The Vice-President was met at Bangkok's Don Muang Military Airport by the Thai Prime Minister, Marshal Sarit, the Thai Foreign Minister, Mr. Khoman, and top Thai civil and military leaders.
The greetings over, Vice-President Johnson inspected the guard of honour before driving into the city proper, where he signed the Royal Book at the Grand Palace.
In a crowded second day, Mr. Johnson was scheduled to call on the Secretary-General of the South East Asia Treaty Organisation, Mr. Pote Serasin, and the Prime Minister and open a new thermal power plant.
The Vice-President was scheduled to leave Thailand on May 18 for Delhi.
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