• Short Summary

    REPRESENTATIVES OF 22 AFRICAN COUNTRIES ARE NOW MEETING ON LAGOS FOR AN 11-DAY CONFERENCE ON INCREASING PRODUCTIVITY.

  • Description

    REPRESENTATIVES OF 22 AFRICAN COUNTRIES ARE NOW MEETING ON LAGOS FOR AN 11-DAY CONFERENCE ON INCREASING PRODUCTIVITY. THE MEETING, WHICH STARTED ON TUESDAY (DEC 10), IS SPONSORED BY THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANISATION.

    ONE OF THE FIRST SPEAKERS WAS MR. F.L. JONES, DIRECTOR OF THE ORGANISATION'S WEST AFRICAN OFFICE. THE CONFERENCE CO-INCIDES WITH ANOTHER BEING HELD IN CAIRO AT WHICH AFRICAN LABOUR MINISTERS ARE DISCUSSING MOVES TO EXPEL SOUTH AFRICA AND PORTUGAL FROM THE I.L.O. NIGERIA ITSELF ANNOUNCED SUPPORT FOR THEIR EXPULSION.

    ITS MINISTER OF WORKS, MR. ALHAJI WADA, DESCRIBED THE LAGOS CONFERENCE AS AN IMPORTANT ATTEMPTS BY AFRICAN COUNTRIES TO SOLVE IN CO-OPERATION THEIR COMMON PROBLEMS. HE SAID: "OUR COUNTRIES HAVE MANPOWER IN ABUNDANCE. THIS IS ONE OF THE GREATEST ASSETS IN DEVELOPING OUR ECONOMIES."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9KEFYG73TU74PZNP9V4KLNI2Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA9KEFYG73TU74PZNP9V4KLNI2Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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