Mr. David Rockefeller, President of New York's Chase Manhattan National Bank flew in to Abidjan?
Mr. David Rockefeller, President of New York's Chase Manhattan National Bank flew in to Abidjan in the Ivory Coast on Monday (I November) for a round of financial talks with President Felix Houphouet-Boigny, Finance Minister M. Konan Bedie, and Mohammed Tiekoura Diawara.... Minister of Planning. Mr. Rockefeller who's in the course of a tour of African countries, planned to spend three days in the Ivory Coast.
SYNOPSIS: Mr. David Rockefeller, President of the Board of Directors of New York's chase Manhattan Bank, arrived at Port-Bouet Airport on the outskirts of Abidjan on Monday for a three-day visit to the Ivory Coast. Finance Minister Konan Bedie was among officials at the airport to welcome him.
Mr. Rockefeller, seen here with Mr. Root.... American Ambassador to the Ivory Coast.... is in the course of a tour of African countries in his private jet aircraft, and had just flown in from Lagos in Nigeria.
Reporters were keen to learn of possible further investment in the country by the Chase Manhattan Bank, which already finances several development projects in the Ivory Coast and other African countries. During his three-day stay, Mr. Rockefeller planned to hold talks with President Houphouet-Boigny at Yamoussokro, and also Finance Minister Konan Bedie and Mohammed Tiekoura Diawara... Minister of Planning.