• Short Summary

    IN DAR-ES-SALAAM, THE TANZANIAN CAPITAL, ON MONDAY - THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY HELD ITS LAST SESSION BEFORE DISSOLUTION.

  • Description

    IN DAR-ES-SALAAM, THE TANZANIAN CAPITAL, ON MONDAY - THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY HELD ITS LAST SESSION BEFORE DISSOLUTION.ON THE FINAL DAY THE ASSEMBLY ADOPTED A NEW INTERIM CONSTITUTION FOR THE REPUBLIC WHICH WILL MAKE IT ONE-PARTY STATE.

    THE NEW INTERIM CONSTITUTION PROVIDES FOR ONE POLITICAL PARTY IN TANZANIA.THIS WOULD BE FORMED BY A MERGER OF THE TANGANYIKA AFRICAN NATIONAL UNION AND ZANZIBAR'S AFRO-SHIRAZI PARTY.UNDER THE CONSTITUTION ZANZIBAR WILL NOT TAKE PART IN THE NEXT NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS (WHICH MUST TAKE PLACE WITHIN FIFTY DAYS), BUT WILL JOIN IN THE FIRST-EVER ELECTIONS FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC.A PERMANENT CONSTITUTION CAN THEN BE WORKED OUT BY THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY.

    THE NEW CONSTITUTION ALLOWS FOR 107 SEATS IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY.THE HOUSE WOULD CONSIST OF SIX COMMITTEES EACH DEALING WITH A DIFFERENT ASPECT OF GOVERNMENT.

    AMONG THE SPEAKERS IN THE DEBATE WAS THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF TANZANIA, MR.RASHIDI KAWAWA AND MR.TABIT KOMBO - GENERAL SECRETARY OF THE ZANZIBAR AFRO-SHIRAZI PARTY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5FV3TR3MCQIOC85E6P9UCI7HS
    Media URN:
    VLVA5FV3TR3MCQIOC85E6P9UCI7HS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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