• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU RECENTLY PRESIDED AT A CEREMONY APPOINTING 24 NEW "BOURGMESTRES" (SIMILAR TO MAYORS) FOR DISTRICTS OF KINSHASA.

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    PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU RECENTLY PRESIDED AT A CEREMONY APPOINTING 24 NEW "BOURGMESTRES" (SIMILAR TO MAYORS) FOR DISTRICTS OF KINSHASA.

    THE GOVERNOR, MR. BANGALA, REMINDED THE NEW "BOURGMESTRES" - SEVEN OF WHOM WERE WOMEN - THAT THEIR POSTS WERE PAR OF AN IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENT IN THE URBAN ADMINISTRATION OF THE CAPITAL AND OTHER COMMUNITIES. THEY WOULD BE RESPONSIBLE TO THE GOVERNOR AND TO THE STATE, AND HE CALLED ON THEM TO DISCHARGE THEIR DUTIES TO THE BEST OF THEIR ABILITY.

    SPEAKING ON BEHALF OF THE SEVEN WOMEN APPOINTED, MLLE. VERONIQUE KANI SAID THEY WOULD DO EVERYTHING POSSIBLE TO ASSIST THE SCHEME. BOURGMESTRE ALPHONSE PAULUSI SPOKE ON BEHALF OF HIS MALE COLLEAGUES.

    THE CEREMONY ENDED WITH A PARADE BY UNITES OF THE CONGO-KINSHASA POLICE FORCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6909ZGWUIHHDVKVVW3XYNJZQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6909ZGWUIHHDVKVVW3XYNJZQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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