• Short Summary

    The first meeting of the General Assembly of the Union of African Railways -- formed in September 1972 at a joint meeting of the Economic Commission for Africa and the Organisation of African Unity in Addis Ababa -- was held in Africa Hall in Addis Ababa this week (from 11-15 June).

  • Description

    The first meeting of the General Assembly of the Union of African Railways -- formed in September 1972 at a joint meeting of the Economic Commission for Africa and the Organisation of African Unity in Addis Ababa -- was held in Africa Hall in Addis Ababa this week (from 11-15 June).

    Among the matters the Assembly had on its agenda were the election of an Executive Board, the adoption of draft rules for procedure; the approval of the year's work programme and assessment of contribution from members and fixing the date and place for its next meeting.

    The meeting also had to decide where to site the permanent headquarters for its General Secretariat; So far Kenya, Dahomey, and The People's Republic of the Congo have offered to provide sites.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9N08D85THPWT83EB4UOUR5LCN
    Media URN:
    VLVA9N08D85THPWT83EB4UOUR5LCN
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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