The Exhibition in the City of Kabul. (1958)

Film-document №5022 1 part, Duration: 0:10:26 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Kiselev F.

Operators: Maksimov L., Savin A.


About the Second International Trade and Industry Exhibition in the city of Kabul.

Historical background

In August 1958 in Kabul was opened the second international industrial exhibition.

Temporary description

The city of Kabul. Territory of an international trade fair. The exhibition opens the King of Afghanistan Mohammad Zahir Shah. Mohammed Zahir Shah and his entourage inspected the exhibits in the pavilion of Afghanistan, the Soviet Union. Pavilions of India, Iran, the United Arab Republic, Germany, China, Czechoslovakia. Among the visitors, Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia Shirokov. Representatives of Soviet export organizations and representatives of the Afghan stock companies at the time of sale.

Reel №1

Kabul (the plane).

Exhibition grounds (the plane).

King of Afghanistan Mohammad Zahir Shah opens the exhibition, visiting Afghan pavilion.

Examination of exhibits.

Visitors to the pavilion Austria, Pakistan, India, Iran, the United Arab Republic, the Federal Republic of Germany.

Customers visiting the pavilions of China, Czechoslovakia.

The pavilion of the Republic of Czechoslovakia Prime Shirokov.

Examination of exhibits.

The Soviet pavilion.

Visitors view the exhibits: cars, agricultural implements.

Inspection of the main exhibition hall exhibits: models of artificial Earth satellite, model the plant, equipment for nuclear research, models of rural hydropower plants, machine tools, medical equipment, fabric, fur.

Negotiate trade deals between the Soviet and Afghan officials.

The highlighted column of Independence.