• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT SIHANOUK OF CAMBODIA INAUGURATED THE NEW SANGKUM UNIVERSITY IN PHOM PENH ON FRIDAY.

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  • Description

    PRESIDENT SIHANOUK OF CAMBODIA INAUGURATED THE NEW SANGKUM UNIVERSITY IN PHOM PENH ON FRIDAY.

    THE PRESIDENT WAS GIVEN AN ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME BY APPLAUDING STUDENTS, SOME SANG FOR HIM. HE SPOKE OF CAMBODIA'S EAGERNESS FOR THE EDUCATION OF ITS CHILDREN. THE EDUCATION BUDGET HAS BEEN DOUBLED IN 13-YEARS AND THE ILLITERACY PERCENTAGE OF THE TOTAL POPULATION REDUCED FROM 20% TO JUST OVER 1%.

    PRESIDENT SIHANOUK SHOWED UNIVERSITY BUILDING TO THE RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR; ONE OF THEM HAD BEEN BUILT WITH RUSSIAN AID.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6MEWTR10R6X8ATYF0SXN300OV
    Media URN:
    VLVA6MEWTR10R6X8ATYF0SXN300OV
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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