• Short Summary

    AN ITALIAN CONSORTIUM IS TO LEND THE IVORY COAST A TOTAL OF 9,200 MILLION CFA FRANCS (15,300,000 STERLING) TOWARDS THE BUILDING OF THE KOSSOU DAM PROJECT.

  • Description

    AN ITALIAN CONSORTIUM IS TO LEND THE IVORY COAST A TOTAL OF 9,200 MILLION CFA FRANCS (15,300,000 STERLING) TOWARDS THE BUILDING OF THE KOSSOU DAM PROJECT. AN AGREEMENT TO THIS EFFECT WAS SIGNED IN ABIDJAN BY THE IVORY COAST MINISTER DELEGATE FOR FINANCE AN ECONOMIC AFFAIRS M. KONAN BEDIE, THE ITALIAN AMBASSADOR TO IVORY COAST, SGR. BOLASCO AND THE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE IMPREGILO CONSORTIUM, SGR. GARAVAGLIA.

    THE AGREEMENT WAS SIGNED AT THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE IN ABIDJAN.

    THE ITALIAN LOAN, REPAYABLE BY 1988, WILL BE ADDED TO FINANCE ALREADY OBTAINED FROM THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK IN WASHINGTON AND A FURTHER SUM CONTRIBUTED BY THE IVORY COAST GOVERNMENT.

    THE PROJECT WILL COMPRISE A DAM ACROSS THE BANDAMA RIVER SOME 280 MILES (450 KMS) NORTH-WEST OF ABIDJAN, PLUS A HYDRO-ELECTRIC INSTALLATION AND ROAD AND TRAIL WORKS.

    WORK ON THE PROJECT - IVORY COAST'S BIGGEST ENGINEERING UNDERTAKING - IS TO BEGIN THIS YEAR AND WILL LAST ABOUT FOUR YEARS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8X67ORFUQLFUHFJ4NNAP9WP8J
    Media URN:
    VLVA8X67ORFUQLFUHFJ4NNAP9WP8J
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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