• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT SANGOULE LAMIZANA OF UPPER VOLTA ON FRIDAY BEGAN A NINE-DAY STATE VISIT TO GHANA.?

  • Description

    PRESIDENT SANGOULE LAMIZANA OF UPPER VOLTA ON FRIDAY BEGAN A NINE-DAY STATE VISIT TO GHANA. HE WAS FORMALLY WELCOMED AT ACCRA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE GHANA NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL, GENERAL ANKRAH, AND THE COUNCIL'S VICE-CHAIRMAN, MR. HARLLEY.

    PRESIDENT LAMIZANA IS BEING ACCOMPANIED ON HIS VISIT BY A PARTY OF 16, INCLUDING A NUMBER OF UPPER VOLTA MINISTERS.

    IN ADDRESSES AT THE AIRPORT BOTH LEADERS SPOKE OF THEIR HOPE FOR CONTINUING GOOD RELATIONS BETWEEN GHANA AND UPPER VOLTA.

    THE AIRPORT FORMALITIES CONCLUDED, PRESIDENT LAMIZANA, ACCOMPANIED BY GENERAL ANKRAH, WAS TAKEN ON A STATE DRIVE THROUGH ACCRA. HE WAS GREETED BY THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE LINING THE ROUTE OF THE DRIVE.

    LATER IN THE DAY PRESIDENT LAMIZANA LAID A WREATH AT THE CENOTAPH IN ACCRA, AND AFTERWARDS ATTENDED A RACE MEETING AT THE ACCRA TURF CLUB.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA67TYTH09Z14IASZKXYRSS9P9Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA67TYTH09Z14IASZKXYRSS9P9Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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