• Short Summary

    The African Civil Aviation Commission (CAFAC - COMMISSION AFRICAINE DE L'AVIATION CIVILE) is meeting in Dakar following Senegal's application to join the commission.

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    The African Civil Aviation Commission (CAFAC - COMMISSION AFRICAINE DE L'AVIATION CIVILE) is meeting in Dakar following Senegal's application to join the commission.

    The commission was set up in 1969 to co-ordinate the development of air transport throughout Africa and to help to integrate the policies of different national governments on matters of commercial air transport.

    This meeting in Dakar is its first full meeting. It's presided over by M. Mady Cissoko, the Senegalese Minister of Transport.

    SYNOPSIS: The Senegalese Minister of Transport M. Mady Cissoko, is presiding over the first full meeting of CAFAC, the African Civil Aviation Commission, in Dakar.

    He opened the meeting in the Senegal capital and welcomed the delegates from other African states.

    The commission has been set up to co-ordinate the development of air transport in Africa.

    Its original members are Ghana, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Malawi, Mali Niger, Nigeria, Uganda, the U.A.R. and Tanzania.

    Applying for membership at the present meeting are Algeria Cameroon, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Kinshasa), Ethiopia, the Malgasy Republic, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal and Zambia.

    The commission hopes to reconcile the policies of different national governments in matters of air transport.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5PB4URJQYL3FF6JKMAD7M9KEO
    Media URN:
    VLVA5PB4URJQYL3FF6JKMAD7M9KEO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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