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    Mozambique's President samora Machel flew into Dar Es Salaam on Sunday (4 July) to take part in Tanzania's Saba Saba celebrations.

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    Mozambique's President samora Machel flew into Dar Es Salaam on Sunday (4 July) to take part in Tanzania's Saba Saba celebrations.

    SYNOPSIS: The celebrations started on the first of July and will climax on the seventh of July - the 22nd anniversary of the founding of the Tangayika African National Union (TANU), Tanzania's ruling arty. As mark of esteem, Tanzania's President Julius Nyerere invited his Mozambique counterpart to visit Tanzania as the government's guest-of-honour. When President Machels plane touched down the Tanzanian leader and government officials were on hand to give him a warm welcome. President Machel is popular with Tanzanians and many were at the airport to greet him.

    Neighbouring Tanzania and Mozambique have close ties and President Machel is ken to further this relationship by increasing trade arrangements between the two countries. His call for increased trade came later n the day after he had annual trade fair in Dar Es Salaam. He told the crowd that developing countries such as theirs ??? to fight for economic independence.

    Political independence was not enough, he said. Afterwards he was shown around exhibits from Zambia, India, Belgium, Tanzania and Mozambique.

    India had a particularly interesting display of goods which attracted a lot of attention. In his speech President Machel outlined the benefits of such trade fairs. He said that Africa cold produce more of the items on show and had a ready market among its own people. But more co-operation and proper manufacturing and marketing arrangements needed to be made between countries in the region to make such a plan workable, he said.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4UY3L8FELBY9NJ3L715G47TN1
    Media URN:
    VLVA4UY3L8FELBY9NJ3L715G47TN1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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