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    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR ON THURSDAY INAUGURATED DAKAR'S NEW CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WITH WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT FOR THE PRIVATE SECTOR OF BUSINESS IN THE COUNTRY.

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    CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OFFICES; PRESIDENT AND OFFICIALS.




    Initials TS/V/BOB/ES



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    Background: PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR ON THURSDAY INAUGURATED DAKAR'S NEW CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WITH WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT FOR THE PRIVATE SECTOR OF BUSINESS IN THE COUNTRY. HE SAID THAT THERE WAS STILL AN IMPORTANT ROLE FOR PRIVATE ENTERPRISE IN THE COUNTRY BECAUSE THE STATE'S RESOURCES WERE BEING STRETCHED TO THEIR LIMITS.

    WITH THE PRESIDENT AT THE INAUGURATION WAS SENEGAL'S FINANCE MINISTER M. JEAN COLLIN. THE PRESIDENT OF THE NEW CHAMBER IS M. AMADOU SOW.

    DURING THE CEREMONY, PRESIDENT SENGHOR SPOKE OF THE GOVERNMENT'S PLAN TO TREBLE THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE EMPLOYED IN EDUCATION OVER THE NEXT 10 YEARS. BUT, HE SAID, IN THIS TASK THE PRIVATE SECTOR OF THE COMMUNITY WOULD HAVE ITS PART TO PLAY.

    PRIVATE ENTERPRISE, HE SAID, WAS USEFUL AND NECESSARY AND MUST PLAY A MAJOR ROLE IN THE COUNTRY'S DEVELOPMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA62I04HZSH394EXYZBOLJ0O3RP
    Media URN:
    VLVA62I04HZSH394EXYZBOLJ0O3RP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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