The African Civil Aviation Commission (CAFAC - COMMISSION AFRICAINE DE L'AVIATION CIVILE) is meeting in Dakar following Senegal's application to join the commission.
SV Minister and Transport arrives and is greeted
SV PAN Cameroon delegate seated in conference hall
SV Mr. Mady Cissoki opening conference
SV Algerian delegates
SV Kenya delegates seated
SV Congo Democratic Republic delegates
LV and CU President of CAFAC speaks from rostrum
SV Congo Popular Republic delegates seated
SV Ethiopian delegates
SCU PAN Ghanaian delegates
SV Nigerian delegates
SC PAN From Rwanda delegates TO Sierra Leone delegates
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Background: 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.