• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT SENGHOR OF SENEGAL, WHO IS VISITING A NUMBER OF COUNTRIES IN CENTRAL AND WEST AFRICA, ARRIVED AT FORT LAMY ON WEDNESDAY AT THE BEGINNING OF AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO THE REPUBLIC OF CHAD.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT SENGHOR OF SENEGAL, WHO IS VISITING A NUMBER OF COUNTRIES IN CENTRAL AND WEST AFRICA, ARRIVED AT FORT LAMY ON WEDNESDAY AT THE BEGINNING OF AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO THE REPUBLIC OF CHAD. HE WAS GREETED AT THE AIRPORT BY PRESIDENT FRANCOIS TOMBALBAYE OF CHAD. AFTER FORMAL CEREMONIES OF WELCOME THE TWO PRESIDENTS DROVE TO THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE IN FORT LAMY TO BEGIN A ROUND OF TALKS.

    PRESIDENT SENGHOR IS SPENDING FOUR DAYS IN CHAD DURING WHICH TIME HE IS HAVING DISCUSSIONS WITH PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE AND THE CHAD FOREIGN MINISTER, DR JAQUES BAROUM.

    DURING THIS VISIT TO FORT LAMY, PRESIDENT SENGHOR WAS MADE AN HONORARY CITIZEN - AND IN A SPEECH OF THANKS HE PAID TRIBUTE TO PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE'S WORK IN THE "CAMPAIGN AGAINST TRIBALISM AND THE BALKANISATION OF AFRICA."
    THE HIGHLIGHT OF PRESIDENT SENGHOR'S VISIT CAME TODAY (SATURDAY) WHEN HE FLEW FROM FORT LAMY DEEP INTO THE HEART OF CHAD TO VISIT ONE OF AFRICA'S REMOTEST GAME RESERVES. HE IS SPENDING THE LAST FEW HOURS OF HIS STAY IN CHAD AT THE ZAKOUMA NATIONAL PARK - ABOUT 300 MILES (480 KMS) EAST OF FORT LAMY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3EIBCNEXXN1AI2L2COPVFZDL5
    Media URN:
    VLVA3EIBCNEXXN1AI2L2COPVFZDL5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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