• Short Summary

    "TREE DAY" WAS CELEBRATED IN BAGHDAD, IRAQ, MAR 21 TO MARK THE OFFICIAL BEGINNING OF SPRING.

  • Description

    "TREE DAY" WAS CELEBRATED IN BAGHDAD, IRAQ, MAR 21 TO MARK THE OFFICIAL BEGINNING OF SPRING. GENERAL KASSEM, PRIME MINISTER COMMANDER - IN - CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES, WAS GIVEN A BIG WELCOME WHEN HE ARRIVED FOR THE CEREMONY.

    IT TOOK PLACE NEAR THE OFFICERS TOWNSHIP TO THE ???OF THE CITY. AN ENTERTAINMENT AND RECREATION CENTRE - INCLUDING AND AMUSEMENT PARK - IS TO BE BUILT HERE. A DISPENSARY AND A LOCAL ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT WILL ALSO BE ESTABLISHED.

    WATER HAS ALREADY BEEN LAID ON, AND THE MAJOR PART OF THE WORK IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED BEFORE THE CELEBRATION ON THE FOURTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE JULY 14 REVOLUTION.

    GENERAL KASSEM THEN PLANTED A TREE - AND SO DID OTHER DISTINGUISHED GUESTS, INCLUDING CABINET MINISTERS, SENIOR GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND SOME HEADS OF THE DIPLOMATIC MISSIONS. THEY WERE ESTABLISHED WITH SONGS AND DANCES BY SCHOOL CHILDREN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8NZ0BMO8RDBCNCFY0FBY2H1N1
    Media URN:
    VLVA8NZ0BMO8RDBCNCFY0FBY2H1N1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/03/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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