• Short Summary

    Ghanaian Prime Minister Kofi Busia arrived in Niamey on Tuesday (27 October) for an official two-day visit to Niger.

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    Ghanaian Prime Minister Kofi Busia arrived in Niamey on Tuesday (27 October) for an official two-day visit to Niger. The Prime Minister was met by Niger President Hamani Diori, members of the government, diplomats and a group of Ghanaian people living in Niger.

    In addition to holding discussions with top government officials in Niger, Prime Minister Busia was scheduled to visit a number of Niger's economic developments during his stay.

    SYNOPSIS: In Niamey on Tuesday, Ghanaian Prime Minister Kofi Busia arrived for an official two-day visit to Niger. He was accompanied by Foreign Minister William Ofori-Atta, and the Minister of Trade, Industry and Tourism, Richard Quarshie. The Prime Minister was met by Niger President Hamani Diori, members of the Government, diplomats and a group of Ghanaian people living in Niger.

    The visit was scheduled to be largely devoted to talks between Prime Minister Busia and President Diori. The two leaders were scheduled to hold consultations following the welcoming ceremonies and before Mr. Busia visited the National Museum. First things first, however, as the two leaders mounted the speakers' rostrum to address the crowd gathered for the Prime Minister's arrival.

    Speaking first, President Diori welcomed the Ghanaian Prime Minister to Niger. He said that Mr. Busia's visit was sure to strengthen the existing bonds of friendship between their two countries.

    Prime Minister Busia thanked Mr. Diori and also expressed a desire to increase the already friendly relations between the two countries. Mr. Busia was due to visit a number of Niger's economic developments.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4DT9AQ19XJOG384FFE5SZMX0A
    Media URN:
    VLVA4DT9AQ19XJOG384FFE5SZMX0A
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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