• Short Summary

    A DELEGATION FROM THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY (E.E.C.) HAS JUST BEEN IN CONGO-KINSHASA FOR TALKS?

  • Description

    A DELEGATION FROM THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY (E.E.C.) HAS JUST BEEN IN CONGO-KINSHASA FOR TALKS ON THE FINANCING BY THE COMMUNITY OF THE THIRD PHASE OF THE INGA HYDRO-ELECTRIC SCHEME. THE DELEGATION WAS LED BY M. HENRI ROCHEREAU, A MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION OF THE E.E.C.

    AT RECENT TALKS HELD IN THE CAPITAL, THE E.E.C. AGREED TO FINANCE THE THIRD AND FINAL STAGE OF THE PROJECT DEAL WITH DISTRIBUTION OF THE POWER. THE PROJECT IS ESTIMATED TO COST AROUND THREE BILLION CONGOLESE FRANCE.

    WORK ON THE INGA HYDRO-ELECTRIC SCHEME IS DUE TO BE COMPLETED IN FIVE YEARS. THE BASIC MATERIALS FOR THE FIRST STAGE WERE SUPPLIED BY THE CONGO-KINSHASA GOVERNMENT ITSELF. ITALY IS FINANCING THE PURCHASE OF THE HYDRO-ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT.

    THE DELEGATION FROM THE E.E.C. WAS MET AT THE MATADI-TSHUMPI AIRPORT BY MEMBERS OF THE CONGO-KINSHASA GOVERNMENT, AND AFTER BEING INTRODUCED TO THEM, THE PARTY LEFT TO SEE THE INGA SCHEME.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6RCD37QDZZWVZ7DWZ1Y12HF69
    Media URN:
    VLVA6RCD37QDZZWVZ7DWZ1Y12HF69
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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