In the Congo, representatives of seven European nations have been holding talks with Prime Minister Louis Sylvian Goma on possible aid to his country.
In the Congo, representatives of seven European nations have been holding talks with Prime Minister Louis Sylvian Goma on possible aid to his country. They also met President Joachim Yhombi-Opango during their stay of several days.
SYNOPSIS: Meeting at the Peoples Palace in the capital of Brazzaville with Premier Goma were delegates from France, West Germany, Italy, Belgium, Holland and Great Britain.
They are all members of the European Common Market, and form a group called the Seven for Co-operation with Africa.
After discussions in Brazzaville with the ministers of planning foreign affairs and co-operation, the group was to visit the port of Pointe-Noire as well as forestry operations in the north of the Congo.
There were further talks with Congolese businessmen and expatriate Europeans employed on projects in various parts of the Congo. Government officials said the Group of Seven was shown as many areas of potential as possible in the country so that they could study ways of helping of boost the Congolese economy.