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PRIMARY INDUSTRY MEDIA RELEASE

STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER FOR PRIMARY INDUSTRY THE RT. HON. IAN SINCLAIR M.P

CANBERRA

30 May, 19 7 8 .

V I S I T 3Y TUNISIAN DELEGATION

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a n d i n c l u d e s z o o l o g i s t , M r . N a j a r H a b i b , a n d a g r o n o m i s t ,

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c o u n t r i e s .

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t a k e p a r t i n w o r k i n g s e s s i o n s w i t h A u s t r a l i a n a g r i c u l t u r a l i s t s

d u r i n g t h e w e e k - l o n g v i s i t .