• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU, OF CONGO-KINSHASA, HAS BEEN DISCUSSING MATTERS OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION DURING A BUSY ROUND OF ACTIVITIES INVOLVING VISITING DIPLOMATS AND FINANCIAL ADVISERS.

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    PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU, OF CONGO-KINSHASA, HAS BEEN DISCUSSING MATTERS OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION DURING A BUSY ROUND OF ACTIVITIES INVOLVING VISITING DIPLOMATS AND FINANCIAL ADVISERS. AT A RECEPTION AT HIS RESIDENCE, MOUNT STANLEY, HE RECENTLY RECEIVED THE VICE-CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL BANK OF BELGIUM, M. DE VOGHEL, AND PRESENTED HIM WITH THE NATIONAL ORDER OF THE LEOPARD.

    PRESIDENT MOBUTU WAS INTRODUCED TO M. DE VOGHEL BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE NATIONAL BANK OF THE CONGO, M. ALBERT NDELE. DURING TALKS WHICH FOLLOWED, THE THREE MEN DISCUSSED FINANCIAL MATTERS AND THE FUTURE OF THE ZAIRE, THE CONGOLESE CURRENCY.

    PRESIDENT MOBUTU LATER INSPECTED A MODEL OF THE NEW BUILDING PLANNED FOR THE BANK. IT WILL BE 27 STOREYS HIGH AND IS EXPECTED TO BE FINISHED WITHIN TWO YEARS.

    IN ANOTHER ENGAGEMENT, PRESIDENT MOBUTU WELCOMED THE NEW AMBASSADOR FOR UGANDA, MR. GEORGE KOSSE. AFTER PRESENTING THE CREDENTIALS AND A MESSAGE OF FRIENDSHIP FROM UGANDA'S PRESIDENT OBOTE, M. SIGNED THE GOLDEN BOOK.

    AT A FURTHER DIPLOMATIC EVENT, WITH THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, M. CYRILLE ADOULA, AT HIS SIDE, PRESIDENT MOBUTU WELCOMED THE SPECIAL AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY OF PRESIDENT MICHEL MICOMBERE, OF BURUNDI. THE ENVOY'S VISIT WAS TO ASSURE THE CONGO OF CONTINUED ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION WITH BURUNDI AND RWANDA.

    PRESIDENT MOBUTU ALSO RECEIVED THE CHIEF OF THE O.C.A.M. M. ALI BADARA TALL. O.C.A.M. IS THE ECONOMIC ORGANISATION LINKING THE AFRICAN WITH MALAGASY.

    M. TALL WAS VISITING CONGO-KINSHASA TO DISCUSS THE DRAFT AGENDA FOR THE NEXT CONFERENCE OF THE AFRO-MALAGASY ORGANISATION TO BE HELD AT YAOUNDE, IN CAMEROON, AT THE END OF JANUARY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8PFFYHO01ETDNM470484YG29C
    Media URN:
    VLVA8PFFYHO01ETDNM470484YG29C
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1969
    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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