• Short Summary

    THE PRIME MINISTER OF MAURITIUS, MR. SEEWOOSAGUR RAMGOOLAM, RECEIVED NEARLY ONE THOUSAND GUESTS AT A?

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    THE PRIME MINISTER OF MAURITIUS, MR. SEEWOOSAGUR RAMGOOLAM, RECEIVED NEARLY ONE THOUSAND GUESTS AT A LONDON RECEPTION LAST NIGHT (THURSDAY) CELEBRATING MAURITIAN INDEPENDENCE.

    FLAGS OF THE NEW INDIAN OCEAN NATION DECORATED THE RECEPTION HALL OF THE COMMONWEALTH INSTITUTE, WHERE THE RECEPTION WAS HELD. A MAURITIAN BAND PLAYED CALYPSO-TYPE MUSIC AS THE GUESTS TOASTED INDEPENDENCE. BRITISH GOVERNMENT MINISTERS, PARLIAMENTARIANS, COMMONWEALTH HIGH COMMISSIONERS AND THE AMBASSADORS OF MANY NATIONS MINGLED WITH LEADERS OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY. MORE THAN 500 MAURITIAN STUDENTS AND RESIDENTS IN BRITAIN ALSO ATTENDED. THE RECEPTION WAS FILMED BY A TELEVISION TEAM FOR THE MAURITIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION. MAURITIUS HIGH COMMISSIONER, DR. LECKRAJ TEELOCK, AND MRS. TEELOCK JOINED THE PRIME MINISTER IN WELCOMING GUEST. THERE WAS ALSO AN EXHIBITION DEPICTING OUTSTANDING EVENTS IN THE ISLAND'S HISTORY, ITS AGRICULTURAL, SOCIAL AND OTHER DEVELOPMENTS AND ITS FLORA AND FAUNA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7SQVZ475I924IVUNH6HI4DKK6
    Media URN:
    VLVA7SQVZ475I924IVUNH6HI4DKK6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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