• Short Summary

    A TRADE MISSION FROM GHANA LED BY MR. KROBO EDUSEI, GHANA'S AGRICULTURE MINISTER, CALLED ON?

  • Description

    A TRADE MISSION FROM GHANA LED BY MR. KROBO EDUSEI, GHANA'S AGRICULTURE MINISTER, CALLED ON THE JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER, HAYATO IKEDA, AT THE JAPANESE DIET RECENTLY AND PRESENTED HIM WITH A LETTER FROM PRESIDENT KWAME NKRUMA. THE MISSION IS TOURING JAPAN IN A BID TO INCREASE TRADE AND ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES. PRIME MINISTER IKEDA AND HIS WIFE WERE EACH PRESENTED WITH COLOURFUL GHANA TRADITIONAL CLOTHES, THE KENTE, ON BEHALF OF PRESIDENT NKRUMA.

    MR. KROBO, WHO WAS ACCOMPANIED TO THE MEETING BY THE GHANA AMBASSADOR TO JAPAN, DISCUSSED WITH PREMIER IKEDA THE FUTURE OF TRADE BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES AND CLOSER ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION. THE JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER SAID HE WAS GLAD TO MEET THE MISSION AT A TIME WHEN THE TWO COUNTRIES WERE STRENGTHENING THEIR FRIENDSHIP AND TRADE RELATIONS. HE HOPED THAT THE MISSION WOULD CONFER WITH JAPANESE OFFICIALS ON SUCH ISSUES AS FISHERIES, JAPAN'S EXPORT OF SHIPS TO GHANA - AND THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT'S PROGRAMME TO SET UP TECHNICAL CENTRES IN AFRICA.

    THE MISSION IS SCHEDULED TO VISIT THE NISSAN MOTOR CAR FACTORY AND OTHER INDUSTRIAL CENTRES. A SERIES OF DISCUSSION WITH INDUSTRIAL LEADERS AT THE TOKYO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IS ALSO SCHEDULED.

    IN AN INTERVIEW WITH AN AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING COMMISSION REPRESENTATIVE AT THE CHOKURA HOTEL IN TOKYO, MR. KROBO EDUSEI STRONGLY DENIED ALLEGATIONS THAT HE HAD BEEN CONNECTED WITH THE RECENT BOMB PLOT AGAINST PRESIDENT KWAME NKRUMA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA88MXQYHR6NKMG9IN0LYACE6EB
    Media URN:
    VLVA88MXQYHR6NKMG9IN0LYACE6EB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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