• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD-SEDAR SENGHOR OF SENEGAL ARRIVED IN BEIRUT YESTERDAY (MONDAY) FOR A FIVE-DAY STATE VISIT TO LEBANON.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD-SEDAR SENGHOR OF SENEGAL ARRIVED IN BEIRUT YESTERDAY (MONDAY) FOR A FIVE-DAY STATE VISIT TO LEBANON. HE WAS MET AT THE AIRPORT BY PRESIDENT CHARLES HELOU AND SENIOR LEBANESE OFFICIALS.

    PORTRAITS OF THE TWO PRESIDENTS WERE HUNG ALONG THE ROUTE TO THE AIRPORT AMID LEBANESE AND SENGALESE FLAGS. LEBANESE NEWSPAPERS WELCOMED PRESIDENT SENGHOR'S VISIT AND "AL-SHAAB" PAID TRIBUTE TO HIM AS AN ADVOCATE OF AFRO-ASIAN SOLIDARITY AND NON-ALIGNMENT.

    THE SENGALESE PRESIDENT ARRIVED FROM TUNIS WHERE HE HAD TALKS AT THE WEEKEND WITH PRESIDENT HABIB BOURGUIBA. THEY DISCUSSED AFRICAN AND INTERNATIONAL PROBLEMS AND THE FRENCH-SPEAKING COMMUNITY IN AFRICA.

    PRESIDENT SENGHOR ATTENDED A PRESIDENTIAL DINNER LAST NIGHT. DURING HIS FIVE DAYS IN LEBANON, HE WILLS STAY AT THE REPUBLICAN PALACE AT ALEY, A SUMMER RESORT NEAR BEIRUT. THE SENGALESE PRESIDENT WILL VISIT CAIRO AND MOROCCO BEFORE RETURNING HOME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2NRHDVTPSPLW9DY6JK131R5K5
    Media URN:
    VLVA2NRHDVTPSPLW9DY6JK131R5K5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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