• Short Summary

    THE FIRST CONSIGNMENT OF EQUIPMENT FROM AMERICA FOR THE REPAIR AND CONSTRUCTION OF FEEDER ROADS THROUGHOUT GHANA ARRIVED AT TEMA HARBOUR ON MONDAY (JANUARY 29).

  • Description

    THE FIRST CONSIGNMENT OF EQUIPMENT FROM AMERICA FOR THE REPAIR AND CONSTRUCTION OF FEEDER ROADS THROUGHOUT GHANA ARRIVED AT TEMA HARBOUR ON MONDAY (JANUARY 29).

    THE ROAD CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT IS BEING SENT TO GHANA UNDER THE UNITED STATES AID PROGRAMME ASSISTANCE LOAN AGREEMENT SIGNED BETWEEN GHANA AND AMERICA IN JUNE LAST YEAR.

    THE MOTOR VESSEL "KORLE LAGOON", OF THE BLACK STAR LINE, BROUGHT THE EQUIPMENT TO TEMA.

    THE CONSIGNMENT WAS OFFICIALLY HANDED OVER BY MR ROBERT V. PERKINS, SUPPLY ADVISER TO THE UNITED STATES AID MISSION TO GHANA, AND WAS RECEIVED BY THE PRINCIPAL SECRETARY OF THE EXTERNAL AID DIVISION, MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, MR. H.P.NELSON, ON BEHALF OF THE GHANA GOVERNMENT.

    THE SHIPMENT INCLUDED VEHICLES AND HEAVY MACHINES, TOGETHER WITH OTHER ROAD BUILDING MATERIALS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5VWXSVVR1XGXYRXZ3OEMS7E8R
    Media URN:
    VLVA5VWXSVVR1XGXYRXZ3OEMS7E8R
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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