• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE YESTERDAY (MONDAY) OFFICIALLY OPENED THE NEW HEADQUARTERS BUILDING OF THE BANK OF TANZANIA IN DAR-ES-SALAAM.

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    PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE YESTERDAY (MONDAY) OFFICIALLY OPENED THE NEW HEADQUARTERS BUILDING OF THE BANK OF TANZANIA IN DAR-ES-SALAAM.

    THE CEREMONY WAS ATTENDED BY REPRESENTATIVES OF MANY CENTRAL BANKS, AS WELL AS GUESTS FROM THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND AND THE AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK. MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS IN THE TANZANIAN CAPITAL WERE ALSO AMONG THE AUDIENCE, ADDRESSED BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE BANK, MR. EDWARD MTEI AND FINANCE MINISTER A.H. JAMAL.

    THE PRESIDENT WAS PRESENTED WITH A NEW 100 TANZANIAN SHILLING -- ABOUT FOUR POUNDS STERLING -- BANKNOTE, WHICH DEPICTS THE FAMOUS TREE-CLIMBING LIONS OF LAKE MANYARA; THIS DESIGN REPLACES THE OLD PICTURE OF MASAI WARRIORS. THE PRESIDENT WAS THEN GIVEN A SILVER KEY WITH WHICH HE PERFORMED THE SYMBOLIC OPENING.

    THE NEW BUILDING COST 10 MILLION SHILLINGS -- 520,000 POUNDS STERLING -- TO CONSTRUCT. ITS OPENING TOOK PLACE ON THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE RULING TANGANYIKA AFRICAN NATIONAL UNION (TANU) PARTY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8VMEDJFFEWV8JHP9WV2IYB447
    Media URN:
    VLVA8VMEDJFFEWV8JHP9WV2IYB447
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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