• Short Summary

    HERR WALTER SCHEEL, WEST GERMAN MINISTER OF ECONOMIC COOPERATION, ON AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO EGYPT, CONFERRED WITH PRESIDENT NASSER IN CAIRO ON TUESDAY.

  • Description

    HERR WALTER SCHEEL, WEST GERMAN MINISTER OF ECONOMIC COOPERATION, ON AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO EGYPT, CONFERRED WITH PRESIDENT NASSER IN CAIRO ON TUESDAY.ALSO PRESENT WERE THE WEST GERMAN AMBASSADOR, DR.WALTER WEBER, AND EGYPT'S ECONOMICS MINISTER, AHMED ZENDO.

    THE TALKS CENTRED ON GENERAL ECONOMIC PROBLEMS CONNECTED WITH EGYPT'S FIVE-YEAR PLAN.THE ACTIVITIES OF WEST GERMAN SCIENTISTS AND TECHNICIANS IN EGYPTIAN ROCKET PROJECTS, WHICH HAS AROUSED ISRAELI UNEASINESS AND PROTESTS, WAS NOT DISCUSSED OFFICIALLY.

    CHIEF OUTCOME OF HERR SCHEEL'S VISIT IS REPORTEDLY THE GRANTING OF GERMAN LONG-TERM CREDITS AMOUNTING TO 230 MILLION DEUTSCHMARK (ABOUT GBP18 MILLION) FOR DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN EGYPT TO BE CARRIED OUT BY GERMAN FIRMS.

    THESE PROJECTS INCLUDE EXTENSION OF THE DAMANHUR POWER STATION IN LOWER EGYPT AND THE BUILDING OF A NEW POWER STATION ON THE ASWAN HIGH DAM.

    (IN RECENT TALKS IN DAMASCUS, HERR SCHEEL PROMISED SYRIA A LOAN OF 350 MILLION DEUTSCHMARK -- ABOUT GBP30,800,000.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA95MIMS4PYN7C19MF6D4QQHQFK
    Media URN:
    VLVA95MIMS4PYN7C19MF6D4QQHQFK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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