• Short Summary

    THE HEADS OF STATE OF KENYA, UGANDA AND TANZANIA WERE TODAY (FRIDAY) SCHEDULED TO BEGIN TALKS ON FUTURE CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THEIR COUNTRIES WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE EAST AFRICAN COMMON SERVICES ORGANISATION.

  • Description

    THE HEADS OF STATE OF KENYA, UGANDA AND TANZANIA WERE TODAY (FRIDAY) SCHEDULED TO BEGIN TALKS ON FUTURE CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THEIR COUNTRIES WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE EAST AFRICAN COMMON SERVICES ORGANISATION. THE PRESIDENT OF UGANDA, DR MILTON OBOTE, ARRIVED BY AIR IN NAIROBI YESTERDAY EVENING; PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE OF TANZANIA IS DUE IN NAIROBI TODAY.

    DR MILTON OBOTE ARRIVE FROM ENTEBBE TO A WELCOME BY PRESIDENT JOMO KENYATTA OF KENYA. DR OBOTE INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR AND THEN GAVE A NEWS CONFERENCE - HIS FIRST IN KENYA AS PRESIDENT OF UGANDA. HIS PREVIOUS VISITS WERE AS PRIME MINISTER.

    DR OBOTE DECLINED TO COMMENT ON BURUNDI AND BRITAIN GRANTING ASYLUM TO THE KABAKA OF BUGANDA, WHO ARRIVED IN LONDON LAST NIGHT AFTER A 14-HOUR FLIGHT FROM BURUNDI IN CARGO PLANE.

    AT TODAY'S MEETING, THE THREE PRESIDENTS WILL HAVE BEFORE THEM A REPORT OF A COMMISSION THEY APPOINTED TO CONSIDER FUTURE EAST AFRICAN CO-OPERATION IN VARIOUS FIELDS. THE COMMISSION, HEADED BY PROFESSOR KJELD PHILIP OF DENMARK, SUBMITTED ITS REPORT TO THE THREE GOVERNMENTS LAST MONTH.

    THE COMMISSION'S TERMS OF REFERENCE INCLUDED MAINTAINENCE AND STRENGTHENING OF THE EAST AFRICAN COMMON MARKET AND HOW IT COULD OPERATE AFTER EACH COMPONENT COUNTRY STARTED ISSUING ITS OWN CURRENCY.

    THE THREE PRESIDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO MEET ONLY FOR ONE DAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA58NVIGS328T6837GWV9URCKJK
    Media URN:
    VLVA58NVIGS328T6837GWV9URCKJK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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