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On the Way to the 1955 Bandung Conference
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April 1955

On the Way to the 1955 Bandung Conference

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people U Nu Pandit Nehru U Ba U President Nasser Pham Van Dong Sardar Muhammad Naim Chou Enlai Chen Yi

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The April 1955 Bandung meetings were a testament to Burma's then dynamic international diplomacy. They were also a testament to Mingaladon airport's position as an international aviation hub - everyone had to stop in Rangoon anyway to travel to Indonesia. The photo was taken at Government House, from left to right: North Vietnamese Foreign Minister, later Prime Minister Pham Van Dong; Afghan Foreign Minister HH Sardar Muhammad Naim; Chinese Premier Chou En-lai; President Dr Ba U; Indian Prime Minister Nehru; Egyptian President Nasser; Chinese Foreign Minister Chen Yi; and Prime Minister U Nu.

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