• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT KAUNDA OF ZAMBIA YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED A FOUR-YEAR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME IN WHICH IT IS PLANNED TO SPEND GBP400-MILLION.

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    PRESIDENT KAUNDA OF ZAMBIA YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED A FOUR-YEAR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME IN WHICH IT IS PLANNED TO SPEND GBP400-MILLION.

    THE PROGRAMME WAS LAUNCHED AT A HUGE RALLY IN THE ZAMBIAN CAPITAL LUSAKA ATTENDED BY 10-THOUSAND PEOPLE.

    PRESIDENT KAUNDA ATTENDED THE RALLY WEARING OVERALLS AND GUNBOOTS -A SYMBOL OF THE HARD LABOUR HE WAS TO ASK FOR.

    HE ..SAID HE WAS SENTENCING THE PEOPLE OF ZAMBIA TO FOUR YEARS OF HARD LABOUR IN WHICH HE WANTED THEM TO WORK HARDER FOR THE COUNTRY'S DEVELOPMENT.

    ONE OF THE PROJECTS TO BE UNDERTAKEN IN THE PROGRAMME IS THAT ZAMBIA-TANZANIA RAILWAY. CUTTING THROUGH MORE THAN 1,000 MILES OF SORUBLAND, THIS RAILWAY WILL PROVIDE ZAMBIA WITH A ROUTE TO THE EAST COAST THROUGH INDEPENDENT AFRICAN TERRITORY.

    ANOTHER PROJECT IN THE PROGRAMME INCLUDES THE KAFUE HYDRO-ELECTRICITY SCHEME, EMPLOYING THE WATER POWER OF THE VOCTORIA FALLS. THIS WILL ELIMINATE ZAMBIA'S DEPENDENCE ON THE KARIBA DAM, JOINTLY OWNED BY ZAMBIA AND RHODESIA.

    OTHER PROJECTS INCLUDE THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN OIL PIPELINE FROM DAR-ES-SALAAM AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF MORE THAN 1,500 MILES OF SEALED ROADWAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2JZIBNO45XHOUO1F6CQLN8M6K
    Media URN:
    VLVA2JZIBNO45XHOUO1F6CQLN8M6K
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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