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    France and its former colony, the People's Republic of the Congo, have signed an agreement concerning health and social welfare in the Congo.

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    GV EXT Foreign Affairs building
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    2.
    SV PAN INT FROM Map on wall to Ambassador Bonnefous facing across the table from Minister Ngoto
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    3.
    CU Bonnefous
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    4.
    CU Ngoto
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    SV PAN FROM Bonnefous to Ngoto
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    CU Ngoto signs agreement
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    CU Bonnefous signs
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    Initials BB/1747 WLW/MR/BB/1756



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    Background: France and its former colony, the People's Republic of the Congo, have signed an agreement concerning health and social welfare in the Congo. France is to give the Congo a gift of GBP75,000 (sterling) which will be used for increasing specialist hospital services and medical school facilities--the biggest such boost yet to the country's health and social welfare programme. The agreement was signed at a ceremony in Brazzaville on Wednesday (July 14) by the Minister of Health and Public Works and the French Ambassador.

    SYNOPSIS: France is to give its former colony, the People's Republic of the Congo, a gift of GBP75,000 (sterling) for the Congo's health and social welfare programme. The aid agreement was signed at a ceremony is Brazzaville on Wednesday between the Congress Minister of Health and Public Works, Monsieur Charles Ngoto, and the French Ambassador to the Congo, Monsieur Marc Bonnefous.

    The gift, which is the biggest boost yet to the Congo's health and social welfare programme, will be used to improve specialist hospital services and medical school facilities. Minister Ngoto--signing here--thanked the Ambassador and France for their generosity.

    The Ambassador, after signing, said France was always pleased to help.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA81JEXW7XIJG48M9MBU8MJH7W
    Media URN:
    VLVA81JEXW7XIJG48M9MBU8MJH7W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
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    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
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