• Short Summary

    AT FORT LAMY LAST THURSDAY (14 NOVEMBER), MINISTERS OF CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, GABON, THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC AND CHAD, REPRESENTING THEIR COUNTRIES IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL OF THE TRANSEQUATORIAL COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY, GATHERED FOR A TEN-DAY MEETING TO DISCUSS THEIR ORGANISATION'S TASKS, EXPENDITURE AND FUTURE PROJECTS.

  • Description

    AT FORT LAMY LAST THURSDAY (14 NOVEMBER), MINISTERS OF CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, GABON, THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC AND CHAD, REPRESENTING THEIR COUNTRIES IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL OF THE TRANSEQUATORIAL COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY, GATHERED FOR A TEN-DAY MEETING TO DISCUSS THEIR ORGANISATION'S TASKS, EXPENDITURE AND FUTURE PROJECTS.

    AT THE OPENING SESSION, THE CHAD MINISTER OF ECONOMY, M. ABDOULAYE LAMANA, STRESSED THE CRUCIAL IMPORTANCE OF THEIR WORK FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE MEMBER COUNTRIES. HE DEPLORED THE PROPOSED INCREASE IN TRANSPORT CHARGES. M. AUGUSTE MBONGO, MINISTER OF PUBLIC WORKS OF THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, REVEALED THE LARGE INVESTMENT SUMS EARMARKED FOR RUNNING AND INSTALLATION EXPENSES AND EXPRESSED HIS CONFIDENCE IN A CONTINUATION OF THE HARMONIOUS COLLABORATION ACHIEVED IN THE PAST.

    CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE WAS REPRESENTED BY M. PASCAL LISSOUBA, MINISTER OF STATE FOR PLANNING AND PRESIDENT OF THE DIRECTORATE OF THE A.T.E.C; GABON BY MR. ETOUGHE, MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND POSTMASTER-GENERAL.

    THE MEETING IS TO EXAMINE THE ORGANISATION'S BUDGET FOR 1967 AND THE FURTHER PROJECTS ENVISAGED FOR 1969. THE ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL WILL ALSO HAVE TO REACH DECISIONS ON INVESTMENT PROGRAMMES, AND ON OVERSEAS LOANS OR SUBSIDIES TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN POINTE NOIRE, BANGUI AND FORT LAMY DURING THE NEXT TEN YEARS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3YW1R8M6DOT34JQ8BY8FXA4KP
    Media URN:
    VLVA3YW1R8M6DOT34JQ8BY8FXA4KP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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