• Short Summary

    WHEN QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND OF GREAT BRITAIN WAS RETURNING FROM HER VISIT TO SOUTH AMERICA THIS SHE STOPPED BRIEFLY IN DAKAR, CAPITAL OF SENEGAL.

  • Description

    WHEN QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND OF GREAT BRITAIN WAS RETURNING FROM HER VISIT TO SOUTH AMERICA THIS SHE STOPPED BRIEFLY IN DAKAR, CAPITAL OF SENEGAL. SHE WAS MET AT DAKAR AIRPORT BY PRESIDENT AND MRS. LEOPOLD SENGHOR, AND LATER TOOK PART IN A FOUNDATION - LAYING CEREMONY FOR A NEW ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTITUTE IN THE CAPITAL.

    THE QUEEN AND THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH SPENT THREE HOURS IN DAKAR AFTER VISITING CHILE AND BRAZIL. AT THE AIRPORT THE ROYAL COUPLE MET SENEGALESE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND MEMBERS OF THE BRITISH EMBASSY IN DAKAR.

    THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTITUTE IS PLANNED BY BRITAIN'S MINISTRY OF OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT, WHICH HAS LAID ASIDE 70,000 STERLING FOR THE PROJECT. THE MONEY WILL BE USED FOR EQUIPPING AND STAFFING THE INSTITUTE, THE FIRST OF ITS KIND IN FRENCH-SPEAKING AFRICA.

    AFTER THE CEREMONIES AT THE SITE OF THE NEW INSTITUTE THE QUEEN AND THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH DROVE IN AN OPEN CAR THROUGH THE STREETS OF DAKAR. THOUSANDS OF ENTHUSIASTIC SENEGALESE CHEERED THE ROYAL COUPLE AS THEIR MOTORCADE PASSED BY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAASXPYNRJQM6HN2WTC70HIAINH
    Media URN:
    VLVAASXPYNRJQM6HN2WTC70HIAINH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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