• Short Summary

    ONE OF THE HEADS OF STATE WHO WILL BE ATTENDING NEXT WEEK'S SUMMIT MEETING OF THE AFRO-MALAGASY COMMON ORGANISATION IN KINSHASA - PRESIDENT SENGHOR OF SENEGAL - ARRIVED THERE AS LONG AGO AS MID-JANUARY.

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    ONE OF THE HEADS OF STATE WHO WILL BE ATTENDING NEXT WEEK'S SUMMIT MEETING OF THE AFRO-MALAGASY COMMON ORGANISATION IN KINSHASA - PRESIDENT SENGHOR OF SENEGAL - ARRIVED THERE AS LONG AGO AS MID-JANUARY. DURING A TEN-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT ENDING THIS WEEKEND, HE TOURED CULTURAL AND INDUSTRIAL CENTRES, ADDRESSED AUDIENCES OF UNIVERSITY AND PARTY WORKERS AND - TOGETHER WITH HIS WIFE - WAS HONOURED BY PRESIDENT MOBUTU.

    PRESIDENT SENGHOR IS STAYING ON OVER THE WEEKEND AS A PRIVATE VISITOR, PRIOR TO JOINING THE OTHER OCAM HEADS OF STATE WHEN THEIR CONFERENCE OPENS ON MONDAY (27 JANUARY).

    PRESIDENT SENGHOR AND HIS WIFE WERE RECEIVED WITH THE UTMOST CORDIALITY BY PRESIDENT MOBUTU IS KNOWN TO AGREE WITH HIS DISTINGUISHED VISITOR ON MANY IMPORTANT AFRICAN QUESTIONS, NOTABLY ON AFRICAN UNITY AND ON WEST AFRICAN POLICIES. PRESIDENT MOBUTU BESTOWED THE SASH OF HONOUR OF THE ORDER OF THE LEOPARD ON PRESIDENT SENGHOR, TO EMPHASIZE THIS AFFINITY OF VIEWS; MME SENGHOR WAS SIMILARLY HONOURED BY THE CONGOLESE HEAD OF STATE.

    PRESIDENT SENGHOR, IN TURN, CONFERRED ON HIS HOST AND ON MME MOBUTU THE INSIGNIA OF SENEGAL'S HIGHEST NATIONAL DECORATION, TO SIGNIFY THE GOOD RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES.

    AT KINSHASA'S LOVANIUM UNIVERSITY, THE TWO HEADS OF STATE WERE RECEIVED BY THE MINISTER OF EDUCATION, MR ALPHONSE KITHIMA, AND BY THE RECTOR, MGR. TSHIBANGU. THE PRESIDENT OF SENEGAL - HONOURED IN AMERICAN ACADEMIC CIRCLES AS A WRITER OF DISTINCTION AND AN EXPERT ON AFRICAN CULTURE, WAS RECEIVED WITH ENTHUSIASM WHEN HE TOURED THE VARIOUS FACULTIES OF LOVANIUM UNIVERSITY.

    IN HIS CAPACITY OF POLITICAL LEADER, PRESIDENT SENGHOR ADDRESSED, IN THE COURSE OF HIS OFFICIAL VISIT, ASSEMBLIES OF SENIOR AND JUNIOR MEMBERS OF CONGO-KINSHASA'S RULING PARTY, THE POPULAR MOVEMENT OF THE REVOLUTION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA14X8VFK2LLOJM21YM2WY4N04U
    Media URN:
    VLVA14X8VFK2LLOJM21YM2WY4N04U
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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