• Short Summary

    THE WEST GERMAN FEDERAL ASSETS MINISTER, HERR KURT SCHMUECKER, OFFICIALLY OPENED MAURITANIA'S FIRST STATE-RUN PRINTING PRESS IN THE CAPITAL CITY OF NOUAKCHOTT ON WEDNESDAY (30 APRIL).

  • Description

    THE WEST GERMAN FEDERAL ASSETS MINISTER, HERR KURT SCHMUECKER, OFFICIALLY OPENED MAURITANIA'S FIRST STATE-RUN PRINTING PRESS IN THE CAPITAL CITY OF NOUAKCHOTT ON WEDNESDAY (30 APRIL).

    THE PLANT, BUILT IN EXACTLY A YEAR AT A COST OF GBP2 1/2 MILLION (STERLING), WAS FINANCED BY THE BONN GOVERNMENT. AT THE OPENING CEREMONY, HERR SCHMUECKER WAS ACCOMPANIED BY MAURITANIA'S PRESIDENT MOKTAR OULD DADDAH AND HIS WIFE.

    HERR SCHMUECKER SAID HE WOULD MEET MAURITANIAN LEADERS DURING HIS VISIT TO STUDY POSSIBLE ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION ON BETWEEN THE COUNTRIES.

    THE PRINTING WORKS IS SITUATED NEAR THE MINISTERS OF THE CAPITAL IN THE EAST QUARTER AND OCCUPIES AN AREA OF 10,000 SQUARE METRES (11,960 SQUARE FEET).

    THE WORKS WILL BE USED FOR PRINTING BROCHURES, BOOKS OR NEWSPAPERS IN FRENCH AND ARABIC.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1XVZ25IIYXGF8N4YS5AGLRXB1
    Media URN:
    VLVA1XVZ25IIYXGF8N4YS5AGLRXB1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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