• Short Summary

    THE PRESIDENT OF THE CONGO REPUBLIC, MR JOSEPH KASAVUBU, CONTINUED HIS TOUR OF KATANGA ON MONDAY WITH A VISIT TO JADOTVILLE, AN IMPORTANT BASE FOR L'UNION MINIERE OPERATIONS.

  • Description

    THE PRESIDENT OF THE CONGO REPUBLIC, MR JOSEPH KASAVUBU, CONTINUED HIS TOUR OF KATANGA ON MONDAY WITH A VISIT TO JADOTVILLE, AN IMPORTANT BASE FOR L'UNION MINIERE OPERATIONS.HE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY THREE CENTRAL GOVERNMENTS MINISTERS.BIG CROWDS TURNED OUT TO GREET HIM.

    A MILITARY PARADE WAS STAGED AND JOINING HIM ON THE SALUTING DAIS WAS GENERAL JOSEPH MOBUT, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE CONGOLESE ARMY.THEY HAD BEEN PREVIOUSLY GREETED BY JADOTVILLE'S MAYOR, MR BERNARD HUSSEIN.

    IT IS THE PRESIDENT'S FIRST VISIT TO KATANGA SINCE TSHOMBE'S SECESSIONIST REGIME COLLAPSED LAST JANUARY.HIS VISIT THERE IS SEEN BY OBSERVERS AS SETTING THE SEAL ON THE DIVISION OF KATANGA INTO THREE PROVINCES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6SV2YVWYIA6TWUJN6SZFY1ET7
    Media URN:
    VLVA6SV2YVWYIA6TWUJN6SZFY1ET7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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