• Short Summary

    The Ivory Coast's Public Works and Transport Minister Desire Boni on Tuesday (8 October) opened a four-day conference of the West and Central Africa Ports Management Association in Abidjan.

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    The Ivory Coast's Public Works and Transport Minister Desire Boni on Tuesday (8 October) opened a four-day conference of the West and Central Africa Ports Management Association in Abidjan.

    It's the third conference of its kind, and delegates will study problems of port requipment, dredging, goods transit form landlocked countries and port safety measures.

    In his opening remarks, Mr. Boni said it was urgent for the Association to lower the freight costs and open their ports more widely to landlocked African countries.

    Fifteen African member states have representatives at the conference. And on their agenda is the application for membership by a sixteenth country -- Zaire.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2V7I8NQ0FD5C2H0LSHMW5TWYS
    Media URN:
    VLVA2V7I8NQ0FD5C2H0LSHMW5TWYS
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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