• Short Summary

    Delegations from eighteen Arab countries attended the opening of a Scout jamboree at Batroun, 15 miles (24 Kilometers) north of the Capital, Beirut, on Saturday (August 24).

  • Description

    Delegations from eighteen Arab countries attended the opening of a Scout jamboree at Batroun, 15 miles (24 Kilometers) north of the Capital, Beirut, on Saturday (August 24). After the official opening by Lebanese President Sleiman Franjieh, the jamboree began with a large parade and helicopter fly-past.

    More than 2,500 boy and girl scouts are taking part in the jamboree - they come from Kuwait, Algeria, Qatar, Sudan, Syria, Iraq, Tunisia, Libya, Jordan, Bahrain, Egypt, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the Yemen Arab Republic, the Sultanate of Oman, Lebanon. The Palestinian movement is also represented.

    Learning to "be prepared" was not the only theme of the gathering - lectures are being given by various members on training in the different areas, on Arab solidarity, the essentials of good citizenship and community service.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4N14SZEXQZ9I91GB4DZA8J9G
    Media URN:
    VLVA4N14SZEXQZ9I91GB4DZA8J9G
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/08/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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