President Jorge Videla of Argentina has been touring the northern provinces of his country and he has been using the occasion to encourage more investment in Argentine industry.
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Background: President Jorge Videla of Argentina has been touring the northern provinces of his country and he has been using the occasion to encourage more investment in Argentine industry.
SYNOPSIS: On Tuesday (10 August) he visited the town of Castelli and Resistencia City, the capital of Chaco province. The main industries in the province are agriculture and livestock breeding. The agricultural production includes tobacco, sugar cane, cotton, wheat, soya beans and rice. The President addressed various meetings of businessmen and local officials.
In Resistencia he said that the greatest challenge facing Argentina today was to "fill the empty interior" of the country. Now was the moment for investment, said the President. The private sector, he said, should do its best to take full advantage of present legislation and help the economic development of the country.
His remarks were made to a meeting of local industrialists and businessmen at the provincial government buildings in Resistencia. The next day President Videla was due to leave Chaco and move on to Formosa Province.
On the same day that the President was visiting Chaco, another prominent member of Argentina's military government, Brigadier General Orlando Agosti, was attending the Air Force Day celebrations at the Air Force school in Cordoba. Brigadier General Agosti is the Commander-in-Chief of the Air Force.
In a special Air Force Day message to the cadets, he said that no Argentine would allow minority groups with totalitarian doctrines to impose their views on the nation, either by force or through fear. He emphasised the armed forces' role in controlling guerrillas.