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    IN DAKAR LAST WEDNESDAY (5 NOVEMBER) PRESIDENT SENGHOR AND MINISTER FOR PLANNING AND INDUSTRY, M.?

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    IN DAKAR LAST WEDNESDAY (5 NOVEMBER) PRESIDENT SENGHOR AND MINISTER FOR PLANNING AND INDUSTRY, M. ABDOU DIOUF, VISITED THE FURNITURE FACTORY OF EL HADO BABACAR M'BAYE.

    M. SAMBA GUEYE, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND OTHER HIGH RANKING OFFICIALS WERE ALSO PRESENT. THE PRESIDENT AND HIS PARTY TOURED VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE FACTORY. THE PRESIDENT THEN SIGNED THE FIRM'S VISITORS BOOK AND TOOK REFRESHMENTS WITH M. M'BAYE.

    "IN COMING TO VISIT THE WORKSHOPS OF M M'BAYE, I WANTED TO PAY TRIBUTE TO A SENEGALESE BUSINESSMAN WHO HAS ALWAYS SHOWN THE HIGHEST STANDARDS. THROUGH HIM, I ALSO PAY MY RESPECT TO ALL GOOD BUSINESS ENTERPRISES IN SENEGAL". THE PRESIDENT SAID IN COMMENTING ON THE OCCASION. BUSINESS PROMOTION IS ONE OF THE FOREMOST AIMS OF SENEGAL'S THIRD ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN.

    THE PRESIDENT SAID IT WAS A QUESTIONS OF GIVING SENEGALESE BUSINESSMEN THE CHANGE TO DEVELOP. INDICATING THAT MANY OF THEM STILL LACK PROFESSIONAL TRAINING AND FINANCIAL MEANS, PRESIDENT SENGHOR ADDED: "AFTER THE TRAINING OF CRAFTSMEN AND TECHNICIANS, WE MUST NOW LOOK TO THE TRAINING OF BUSINESSMEN". THE SENEGALESE BANKING UNION WOULD NOW SPECIALISE ALSO IN BANKING FOR MEDIUM-SIZED AND SMALL ENTERPRISES. THIS WAS NECESSARY FOR THE PROPER FUNCTIONING OF A MODERN ECONOMY.

    M. M'BAYE' WORKSHOP EMPLOYS 60 CRAFTSMEN. THE EQUIVALENT OF 35,000 POUNDS STERLING HAS BEEN INVESTED IN THE BUSINESS WHICH HAS AN ANNUAL TURNOVER OF ABOUT 45,000 POUNDS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAVA1LKK5V7QWGA1TPM8LCXMM9
    Media URN:
    VLVAAVA1LKK5V7QWGA1TPM8LCXMM9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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