• Short Summary

    ALGERIA'S PRESIDENT HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE HAS THIS WEEK BEEN ON A TOUR OF ONE OF ALGERIA'S POORER REGIONS.

  • Description

    ALGERIA'S PRESIDENT HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE HAS THIS WEEK BEEN ON A TOUR OF ONE OF ALGERIA'S POORER REGIONS. WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, HE HAD BEEN FINDING OUT FOR HIMSELF SOME OF THE PROBLEMS OF THIS DEPRESSED AREA.

    PRESIDENT BOUMEDIENNE WAS ACCOMPANIED ON HIS TOUR BY THE FORMER FLN PARTY LEADER, MR. CHERIF BELKACEM. ONE OF THE CENTRES THEY VISITED THE TOWN OF BISKRA, THE DISTRICT CAPITAL, WHERE THE PRESIDENT ADDRESSED A RALLY.

    LARGE CROWDS OF MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN TURNED OUT TO GREET THE PRESIDENT DURING HIS TWO-DAY TOUR. AURES IS ONE OF THE LEAST DEVELOPED AREAS OF ALGERIA AND LONG-TERM PLANS TO AID THE POPULATION ARE IN HAND.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2RV4O8LD5PV2NYAZXEGLCSSR8
    Media URN:
    VLVA2RV4O8LD5PV2NYAZXEGLCSSR8
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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