• Short Summary

    A 16-STRONG GOODWILL MISSION FROM NIGERIA -- HEADED BY THE COUNTRY'S FOREIGN MINISTER, MR.JAJA WATCHUKU?

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    A 16-STRONG GOODWILL MISSION FROM NIGERIA -- HEADED BY THE COUNTRY'S FOREIGN MINISTER, MR.JAJA WATCHUKU -- LEAVE LEOPOLDVILLE, CAPITAL OF THE CONGO, TONIGHT (THURSDAY) AFTER THEIR TALKS WITH THE CONGOLES CENTRAL GOVERNMENT.

    AMONG THE TOPICS THEY HAVE UNDER DISCUSSION ARE ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION, MUTUAL ASSISTANCE, AND A LINK UP OF POSTS, TELEGRAPHS AND TELEPHONES.CORRESPONDENTS IN LEOPOLDVILLE SAY THERE ARE ALSO SOME OTHER SUBJECTS BEING DISCUSSED WITH AN AIR OF SECRECY.

    THE MISSION ARRIVED IN LEOPOLDVILLE ON SATURDAY NIGHT, MARCH 2, AND YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) THREE MEMBERS OF THE MISSION WENT ON A TOUR OF THE POST, TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE HEADQUARTERS IN LEOPOLDVILLE.

    THEY WERE SHOWN AROUND BY THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE CONGOLESE PTT AND EXPLANATIONS WERE GIVEN BY BELGIAN TECHNICIANS.THE NIGERIANS WERE: MER J.C.OKOLO AND MR LA.A.MALIKI (EXTERNAL AFFAIRS OFFICERS) AND MR V.A.HAFFNER (DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER, NIGERIAN EXTERNAL TELECOMM LTD).

    AT THE SAME TIME, THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING THE NIGERIAN ARMY, MAJOR GENERAL WELBY-EVERARD (OF BRITAIN) IS ALSO IN LEOPOLDVILLE ON AN UNANNOUNCED VISIT, AND CORRESPONDENTS HAVE SUGGESTED THAT THIS HAS SOME ASPECT TO THE MISSION'S VISIT TO THE CONGO
    GENERAL WELBY-EVERARD IS FILMED DURING A VISIT TO THE NIGERIAN AMBASSADOR'S RESIDENCE.HE IS SEEN WITH THE AMBASSADOR, MR ALBERT I.OSAKWE (IN NATIONAL COSTUME)AND THE FOREIGN MINISTER, MR JAJA WATCHUKU (IN NATIONAL COSTUME OF DARKER SHADE).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA39U225G8AQ87HQH7YP3DEF2S1
    Media URN:
    VLVA39U225G8AQ87HQH7YP3DEF2S1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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