• Short Summary

    THE FIRST MEETING OF THE TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY (O.

  • Description

    THE FIRST MEETING OF THE TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY (O.A.U.) OPENED YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) IN THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC CAPITAL OF CAIRO. THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS WAS DELIVERED BY DR MUSTAFA KHALIL, THE U.A.R. DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER, ON BEHALF OF PRESIDENT NASSER. DR MAHMOUD MOHAMMED RIAD, MINISTER OF COMMUNICATIONS AND HEAD OF THE U.A.R. DELEGATION, ALSO SPOKE.

    THE O.A.U. COMMISSION IS MADE UP OF MINISTERS OF MEMBER STATES CONCERNED WITH TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS, OR OTHER DELEGATES. THE FIRST SESSION WILL CONTINUE UNTIL THE 6TH OF NEXT MONTH. DURING THIS TIME IT WILL ELECT OFFICERS, AND DISCUSS SUCH TOPICS AS THE STRENGTHENING OF AFRICAN CO-OPERATION IN POSTS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS, AND CO-ORDINATING ACTIVITIES IN THIS FIELD AND ALSO IN TRANSPORT.

    (THE CAIRO CONFERENCE FOLLOWS ONE OF THE INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS UNION ON THE 14TH OF THIS MONTH, WHICH DISCUSSED BROADCASTING IN AFRICA. AFRICAN AND ARAB DELEGATES WALKED OUT OF THE CONFERENCE IN PROTEST AGAINST THE PRESENCE OF DELEGATES FROM SOUTH AFRICA AND PORTUGAL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA411BMLDLDFOW30ZIA4CLC8GO8
    Media URN:
    VLVA411BMLDLDFOW30ZIA4CLC8GO8
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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