• Short Summary

    ARCHBISHOP MAKARIOS, PRESIDENT OF CYPRUS, ARRIVED IN ACCRA ON WEDNESDAY , 19 JANUARY, ON A FOUR-DAY STATE VISIT.

  • Description

    ARCHBISHOP MAKARIOS, PRESIDENT OF CYPRUS, ARRIVED IN ACCRA ON WEDNESDAY , 19 JANUARY, ON A FOUR-DAY STATE VISIT. THE VISIT WAS PART OF PRESIDENT MAKARIOS' TOUR OF WEST AFRICAN COUNTRIES FOLLOWING THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CONFERENCE ON RHODESIA IN LAGOS LAST WEEK.

    PRESIDENT NKRUMAH LED A WELCOMING COMMITTEE OF MEMBERS OF THE RULING CONVENTION PEOPLE'S PARTY AT THE AIRPORT. THE LARGE CROWD OF SPECTATORS AT THE TERMINAL INCLUDED MEMBERS OF THE CYPRIOT COMMUNITY IN ACCRA. THE SAME EVENING THE CYPRIOT COMMUNITY GAVE A RECEPTION IN THE PRESIDENT'S HONOUR.

    DURING HIS VISIT ARCHBISHOP MAKARIOS WAS SCHEDULED TO TOUR THE VOLTA DAM SITE AT AKOSOMBO AND VISIT THE KWAME NKRUMAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AT KUMASI.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA483IJNI0OTSBOSBR0BQ0GGVVG
    Media URN:
    VLVA483IJNI0OTSBOSBR0BQ0GGVVG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1966
    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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