Colombo Plan conference, Wellington, November 1956
Reference Number: 1/2-177163-F
Interior of the Legislative Council Chamber, Parliament House, Wellington, photographed by Morrie Hill. View of the top left hand corner of the conference showing the delegates from Canada, Cambodia, Burma, and Australia. Some of the people at the top table including the chairman, T L Macdonald (Minister of Internal Affairs), can also be seen.
Colombo Plan conference, Wellington, Reference Number 1/2-177163-F (1 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Film negative 4 x 5 inches. Single negative
Historical Notes: The Colombo Plan for Co-operative Economic Development in South and South-East Asia was launched in 1950. Initially the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand were the non-Asian members of the plan until the United States joined in 1951. The part that these countries were to play was to provide the Asian members with financial and technical assistance to help them carry out their development programmes.
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