• Short Summary

    IVORY COAST PRESIDENT FELIX HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY SPENT A BUSY DAY IN AND AROUND TUNIS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) FULFILLING OFFICIAL ENGAGEMENTS.

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    IVORY COAST PRESIDENT FELIX HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY SPENT A BUSY DAY IN AND AROUND TUNIS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) FULFILLING OFFICIAL ENGAGEMENTS. THE PRESIDENT ARRIVED IN TUNISIA ON MONDAY (18 MARCH) FOR A WEEK-LONG OFFICIAL VISIT.

    FIRST STOP FOR THE PRESIDENT WAS SEDJOUMI, NEAR TUNIS.

    HERE, ACCOMPANIED BY M. BAHI LADGHAM, TUNISIAN SECRETARY OF STATE FOR NATIONAL DEFENCE, M. HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY LAID A WREATH AT THE MONUMENT TO THE MARTYRS.

    AFTERWARDS THE PRESIDENT, TOGETHER WITH TUNISIAN PRESIDENT HABIB BOURGUIBA, INAUGURATED A NEW MARBLE FACTORY NEAR THE CAPITAL.

    THE TWO LEADERS WERE MET ON THEIR ARRIVAL AT THE FACTORY BY ITS GENERAL, M. ALI MHENNI, AND M. AHMED BEN SAJA, SECRETARY OF STATE FOR PLANNING. AFTER CUTTING A RIBBON DECLARING THE MARBLE WORKS OPEN THEY WERE TAKEN ON A TOUR OF THE BUILDING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA918FRG2M27KMG13XPGCZT3T6E
    Media URN:
    VLVA918FRG2M27KMG13XPGCZT3T6E
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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