• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT NYERERE OF TANZANIA IS IN SOMALIA ON A FOUR-DAY STATE VISIT. HE ARRIVED ON?

  • Description

    PRESIDENT NYERERE OF TANZANIA IS IN SOMALIA ON A FOUR-DAY STATE VISIT. HE ARRIVED ON SUNDAY AND WAS MET IN THE SOMALIA CAPITAL, MOGADISHU, BY PRESIDENT OSMAN. LATER HE WAS PRESENT AT A STATE BANQUET IN HIS HONOUR AND MET SHEIK MUKHTAR, PRESIDENT OF THE SOMALI NATIONAL ASSEMBLY.

    THE TANZANIAN PRESIDENT RECEIVED A TUMULTUOUS WELCOME FROM THE CROWDS IN MOGADISHU. THE CITY WAS DECORATED WITH FLAGS AND LUMINOUS PLASTIC SIGNS SAYING "WELCOME". HIS OFFICIAL DISCUSSIONS WITH THE SOMALI PRESIDENT AND MINSTERS ARE EXPECTED TO CENTRE ON THE THEME OF AFRICAN UNITY.

    THE STATE BANQUET WAS GIVEN BY PRESIDENT OSMAN AT HIS PALACE. AT THE BANQUET PRESIDENT NYERERE SAID POLITICAL UNITY WAS NOT ENOUGH. AFRICA HAD SUCCEEDED IN ITS POLITICAL REVOLUTION AND WAS NOW ENGAGED ON ECONOMIC REVOLUTION, BUT THIS COULD NOT BE ACHIEVED OVERNIGHT. PRESIDENT NYRERE SAID HARD WORK, GOOD LEADERSHIP AND CO-OPERATION WITH ONE ANOTHER WOULD OVERCOME THE DIFFICULTIES AHEAD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAJ1DE2N6A8F7QC2B0ZJT2K638
    Media URN:
    VLVAAJ1DE2N6A8F7QC2B0ZJT2K638
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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