• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT MODIBO KEITA OF MALI ON SUNDAY (JANUARY 28) INAUGURATED AT BAMAKO THE SECOND ECONOMIC AND COMMERCIAL EXHIBITION OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT MODIBO KEITA OF MALI ON SUNDAY (JANUARY 28) INAUGURATED AT BAMAKO THE SECOND ECONOMIC AND COMMERCIAL EXHIBITION OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA. ALSO PRESENT AT THE CEREMONY WAS PRESIDENT ALPHONSE MASSAMBA-DEBAT OF CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, WHO WAS ON AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO MALI.

    IN HIS WELCOMING SPEECH, THE CHIEF OF THE CHINESE DELEGATION AT THE EXHIBITION, M. TOHANG TZE CHUANG, EXPRESSED HIS THANKS TO THE MALI GOVERNMENT FOR THE HELP THEY HAD GIVEN THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF LEGITIMATE RIGHTS AT THE UNITED NATIONS AND IN THE FIGHT FOR THE LIBERATION OF TAIWAN, WHICH HE DESCRIBED AS" AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE TERRITORY OF OUR COUNTRY."
    PRESIDENT KEITA SAID THAT MALI'S CONCEPTION OF AID WAS BASED ESSENTIALLY ON THE IMPERATIVES OF INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY. IT WAS FOR THIS REASON THAT MALI HAD NO HESITATION IN DEMANDING FROM RICHER COUNTRIES SOME PART OF THE NECESSARY MEANS TO THE SOLUTION OF THE PROBLEM OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. HE ALSO THANKED THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA FOR ITS UNSPARING TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE.

    AFTER CUTTING A CEREMONIAL TAPE TO MARK THE OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION, PRESIDENT KEITA TOURED THE EXHIBITION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8KOMWHXSQCX9T6U05LUALEP6E
    Media URN:
    VLVA8KOMWHXSQCX9T6U05LUALEP6E
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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