• Short Summary

    AT THE NATIONAL STADIUM OF DAR ES SALAAM, 600 SOLDIERS OF THE TANZANIA PEOPLE'S DEFENCE FORCES WHO HAVE COMPLETED THEIR MILITARY TRAINING YESTERDAY (MARCH 15) TOOK PART IN A PASSING-OUT PARADE BEFORE PRESIDENT JULIUS K.

  • Description

    AT THE NATIONAL STADIUM OF DAR ES SALAAM, 600 SOLDIERS OF THE TANZANIA PEOPLE'S DEFENCE FORCES WHO HAVE COMPLETED THEIR MILITARY TRAINING YESTERDAY (MARCH 15) TOOK PART IN A PASSING-OUT PARADE BEFORE PRESIDENT JULIUS K. NYERERE, IMPORTANT MILITARY AND POLITICAL LEADERS AND A LARGE CROWD.

    PRESIDENT NYERERE INSPECTED THE TROOPS BEFORE PRESENTING AWARDS TO THOSE SOLDIERS WHO SHOWED THE MOST PROMISE AND GAVE THE BEST PRACTICAL PERFORMANCES DURING THEIR BASIC MILITARY TRAINING AT THE TANZANIA MILITARY ACADEMY AT MGULANI, DAR ES SALAAM. THE SOLDIERS IN THEIR TURN WERE TO PRESENT THE PRESIDENT WITH THEIR CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS THE NATIONAL CHILDREN'S FUND. AT THIS CEREMONY, THE SOLDIERS ALSO TAKEN AN OATH IN FRONT OF THE PRESIDENT - RECITING THEIR BELIEFS, AIMS AND PLEDGES AND THEIR ALLEGIANCE TO THE RULES OF TANU. THE PRESIDENT WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS TWO VICE-PRESIDENTS, SHEIKH ABEID AMANI KARUME AND RASHIDI MFAUME KAWAWA; HIS CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES, BRIGADIER M.S.H. SARAKIKYA; HIGH MILITARY AND POLITICAL OFFICIALS, MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS AND AN ENTHUSIASTIC CROWD OF 3,000.

    COLONEL CHACHA MADE AN OPENING SPEECH BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF THE PASSING-OUT PARADE - AND, FOLLOWING PRESIDENT NYERERE TAKING HIS PLACE IN THE BALCONY OVERLOOKING THE STADIUM GROUNDS, THE PARADE BEGAN.

    VICE-PRESIDENT KARUME WAS ACCOMPANIED BY BRIGADIER SARAKIKYA, AS THEY WATCHED THE FIRST SLOW MARCH PAST BY THE SOLDIERS.

    PRESIDENT NYERERE WATCHED WITH INTEREST, AS OLD SECOND VICE-PRESIDENT KAWAWA. AS THE TROOPS MADE THEIR FINAL MARCH PAST BRINGING THE CEREMONY OF THE DAY TO CLOSE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA17DH3ZSZ4FNBYNWCGSNW2I312
    Media URN:
    VLVA17DH3ZSZ4FNBYNWCGSNW2I312
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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