• Short Summary

    A GIFT FROM THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA TO ALGERIA: IT IS A 13,000-TON CARGO SHIP, WHICH WAS OFFICIALLY HANDED OVER AT A CEREMONY IN ALGIERS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY).

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    THE SHUGUANG IN PORT, HER OLD AND NEW CREW, DOCUMENTS OF OWNERSHIP BEING SIGNED, A CHINESE OFFICIAL MAKING A SPEECH, THE CHINESE FLAG BEING HAULED DOWN FOLLOWED BY THE ALGERIAN FLAG BEING RUN UP, AND CHINESE ALGERIAN OFFICIALS SHAKING HANDS.




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    Background: A GIFT FROM THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA TO ALGERIA: IT IS A 13,000-TON CARGO SHIP, WHICH WAS OFFICIALLY HANDED OVER AT A CEREMONY IN ALGIERS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY). THE SHIP, THE SHUGUANG ("LIGHT OF THE DAWN"), WILL GO INTO SERVICE WITH THE ALGERIAN NATIONAL NAVIGATION COMPANY.

    ALGERIA'S PRESIDENT AHMED BEN BELLA WAS DUE TO ATTEND YESTERDAY'S CEREMONY, BUT PRESSURE OF WORK KEPT HIM AWAY. HE WAS REPRESENTED BY CABINET MINISTERS.

    THE SHUGUANG ARRIVED IN ALGIERS ON FEBRUARY 13.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4LOTV3KZRX8E4IJJNDHSNJT4
    Media URN:
    VLVA4LOTV3KZRX8E4IJJNDHSNJT4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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