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    A training centre for laboratory technicians of CRIAC--the Industrial Research Centre for Central Africa -- has been officially opened in Lubumbashi, capital of the Congo's Katanga Province.

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    A training centre for laboratory technicians of CRIAC--the Industrial Research Centre for Central Africa -- has been officially opened in Lubumbashi, capital of the Congo's Katanga Province.

    The centre was officially inaugurated by the President of the Congolese National Research and Development Office , Monsieur J. IIeo, on October 21 -- only three months after its foundation stone was laid.

    The Director-General of CRIAC, Monsieur Fallah, paid tribute to the far-sightedness of President Mobutu which, he said, had inspired the building of the centre.

    Satisfaction that Congolese technicians would receives training at the new laboratory was expressed by the Director-General of the National Research and Development Office, Monsieur Bokanga.

    Afterwards, Monsieur IIeo cut a ribbon to declare the centre open and then unveiled a commemorative plaque. The centre has been built with United States aid and with the co-operation of the U.N. International Development Agency.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5MR8KMWT5RPV8UPAIJ4IS9ST7
    Media URN:
    VLVA5MR8KMWT5RPV8UPAIJ4IS9ST7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
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    /
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    N/A

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