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PZ 5749/39(1) 'Propaganda: Articles forwarded to Persian Gulf, Kabul & Katmandu for dissemination' [‎90r] (179/715)

The record is made up of 1 file (357 folios). It was created in 10 Aug 1939-27 Dec 1941. It was written in English, French and Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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COPY OF TELEGR.AM Fi om Secretary
of State to Goverrinent of India,
External Affairs Department,
No.3351, dated 12 th December, 1939
Addressed by Secretary of State for India
to Government of India and repeated to
HoM. 's Minister at Kabul and Governor of
Burma, Defence Department, No.586.
lor Hennessy from Joycet Your telegram
Do.79/39/39-Pub., dated 23rd November. In
i.uture only those Ministry of Information
Publicity telegrams which are not covered by
the British Official wireless or Reuters service,
out nevertheless are likely to be useful to you,
w/ill oe telegraphed officially. It is presumed
that in these circumstances arrangements will be
made to pass on to Katmandu anything of interest in
-^ritish Official Wireless and Reuters services that
would not be received directs question of reception
of Reuters Wireless services and British Official
tireless by Legation at Kabul is under telegraphic
reference to External Affairs Department. Miniform
telegrams will be air mailed to Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency.
in Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. or telegraphed if of special
interest.
RECd.POL.DCPt,
note 1939
INDIA OFFICE The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors.

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The file contains correspondence, mainly telegrams, relating to British propaganda forwarded to the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. for dissemination.

It largely consists of weekly telegrams from the Secretary of State for India, London, to the Government of India and others. The telegrams contain Ministry of Information news items about the war in Europe (Second World War) and how to communicate them in press, publicity and public relations work overseas. Recipients include the Government of India’s Bureau of Public Information; the Publicity Officer, Bahrain; and HM Minister, Kabul.

The file also includes an extract (in Arabic translation and French original) from the book Redressement économique et Industrialisation de la Nouvelle Turquie , by Orhan Conker and Emile Witmeur, published Paris, 1937. The title is also referred to in English as 'Economic Recovery and Industrialization of New Turkey'.

The file includes two dividers, which give a list of correspondence references contained in the file by year. These are placed at the back of the correspondence.

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1 file (357 folios)
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The papers are arranged in chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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English, French and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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