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    Full and part-time students who were compelled to return to Chad recently from Pari and Brussels when their grants were terminated met with President Ngarta Tombalbaye of Chad in Ndjamena on Saturday (September 15) to discuss their grievances.

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    Full and part-time students who were compelled to return to Chad recently from Pari and Brussels when their grants were terminated met with President Ngarta Tombalbaye of Chad in Ndjamena on Saturday (September 15) to discuss their grievances.

    President of the Supreme Court, M. Djimet, who presided over the meeting, declared that before any decisions could be made, a survey must be taken throughout the younger generations of Chad on the whole question of students taking full or part-time academic and business courses overseas.

    Foreign Minister Baba Hassan said that the government "would not dwell on this problem," recalling the 'unfortunate events' when students from Chad occupied the embassion in Paris and Brussels in June this year as a protest, when it was first announced their grants were being stopped.

    SYNOPSIS: The Congress Building in Ndjamena was the scans on Saturday for a special meeting between President Ngarta Tombalbays of Chad and students who were obliged to return from their full and part-time studies in Paris and Brussels on official termination of their government grants. Addressing the students, President Tombalbaye said that the grant did not constitute a right...but a special reward granted to students who excelled at their studies. He reminded the gathering of the 'bad behaviour' of students who took over the Chad embassies in Paris and Brussels this June in protests.

    Apart from the President's address, the students were told by Monsieur Djimet, President of Chad's Supreme Court, that before any further decisions were made on the question of grants, a survey would be taken throughout the younger generation of Chad on the whole question of students taking full and part-time academic and business courses overseas. Foreign Minister Baba Hassan added that the government 'would not dwell on this problem' following the behaviour of demonstrating students in Paris and Brussels.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5ZFVBIIY0YI57JXV17L3RF0DH
    Media URN:
    VLVA5ZFVBIIY0YI57JXV17L3RF0DH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
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    N/A

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