• Short Summary

    THE LEBANESE PARLIAMENT TODAY (TUESDAY) ELECTED M. CHARLES HELOU AS THE NEXT PRESIDENT OF THE?

  • Description

    THE LEBANESE PARLIAMENT TODAY (TUESDAY) ELECTED M. CHARLES HELOU AS THE NEXT PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC. HE IS THE FOURTH PRESIDENT TO BE ELECTED SINCE LEBANON BECAME INDEPENDENT IN 1943.

    M. HELOU, WHOSE APPOINTMENT WAS OVERWHELMINGLY APPROVED, IS 51, MARRIED, WITH NO CHILDREN. HE HAD HELD A NUMBER OF IMPORTANT MINISTERIAL POSTS, AND HAS BEEN IN PARLIAMENT SINCE 1951.

    A FRENCH-EDUCATED LAWYER, HE HAS ALSO BEEN A JOURNALIST AND EDITOR OF THE FRENCH LANGUAGE DAILY LE JOUR OF BEIRUT. HE INTENDS TO CARRY ON THE PRESENT GOVERNMENT POLICIES.

    HE TAKES OVER ON SEPTEMBER 23 WHEN PRESIDENT FOUAD CHEBAB'S TERM EXPIRES. THE DATE IS TWO DAYS BEFORE M. HELOU'S 52ND BIRTHDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5SB81E93H57030VK5EHBS6RZ9
    Media URN:
    VLVA5SB81E93H57030VK5EHBS6RZ9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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