• Short Summary

    MR MOHAMMED AHMED MAHGOUD HAS BEEN ELECTED PRIME MINISTER OF THE SUDAN. 59-YEAR-OLD MR MAHGOUD FIRST BECAME PRIME MINISTER IN JULY, 1965 AND A YEAR LATER GAVE WAY TO THE MAN HE HAS NOW REPLACED, SADIK EL MAHOI.

  • Description

    MR MOHAMMED AHMED MAHGOUD HAS BEEN ELECTED PRIME MINISTER OF THE SUDAN. 59-YEAR-OLD MR MAHGOUD FIRST BECAME PRIME MINISTER IN JULY, 1965 AND A YEAR LATER GAVE WAY TO THE MAN HE HAS NOW REPLACED, SADIK EL MAHOI.

    THE NEW PRIME MINISTER HAS BEEN DESCRIBED AS A GIANT OF A MAN, BOTH PHYSICALLY AND INTELLECTUALLY. AS SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE INDEPENDENCE FRONT HE MADE HIS NAME AS ONE WHO HELPED STEER THE SUDAN TO FREEDOM FROM ANGLO-EGYPTIAN ADMINISTRATION IN JANUARY, 1956.

    HE WAS LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION UNTIL JULY, 1956 WHEN HE WAS APPOINTED MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, AND JOINED THE UMMA PARTY.

    THE NEW PREMIER HAS PLEDGED TO STRENGTHEN SUDAN'S RELATIONS WITH ALL COUNTRIES, ESPECIALLY THE ARAB AND AFRICAN COUNTRIES. HE HAS ALREADY SENT CABLES TO PRESIDENT NASSER AND THE SYRIAN HEAD OF STATE, DR NOUREDDIN EL-ATASSI, EXPRESSING SUDAN'S FULL SUPPORT IN THE PRESENT MIDDLE EAST CRISIS AND OFFERING THEM SUDAN'S FULL RESOURCES WHEN NEEDED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3N7A5OF7FKJJHGNBE4JHJVQFL
    Media URN:
    VLVA3N7A5OF7FKJJHGNBE4JHJVQFL
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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