• Short Summary

    A CONFERENCE AIMED AT INCREASING ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION BETWEEN ASIA AND AFRICA OPENED IN ALGIERS ON MONDAY.

  • Description

    A CONFERENCE AIMED AT INCREASING ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION BETWEEN ASIA AND AFRICA OPENED IN ALGIERS ON MONDAY. ORGANISED BY THE AFRO-ASIAN SOLIDARITY MOVEMENT IS BEING ATTENDED BY NON-GOVERNMENTAL DELEGATIONS OF SOME 40 COUNTRIES FROM BOTH CONTINENTS.

    THE SEMINAR HOPED TO EMPHASISE PROBLEMS OF INADEQUATELY SKILLED WORKERS, GENERAL UNDER-EMPLOYMENT, WEAK INDUSTRIALISATION AND LOW AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY IN BOTH ASIA AND AFRICA. IT ALSO HOPES TO DISCUSS POSSIBLE WAYS IN WHICH THE ECONOMICS OF BOTH CONTINENTS COULD BE HARMONISED.

    PRESIDENT BEN BELLA, OF ALGERIA, OFFICIALLY OPENED THE CONFERENCE AND IN HIS BRIEF OPENING ADDRESS HE EXPRESSED THE HOPE THE SEMINAR WOULD DRAFT THE BROAD LINES OF ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION BETWEEN AFRICA AND ASIA AND BETWEEN THEN AND LATIN AMERICA.

    AS A MARK OF SOLIDARITY, THE LIBERATION MOVEMENTS OF SOUTH AFRICA AND SOUTH VIETNAM WERE ELECTED TO THE JOINT VICE-PRESIDENCY OF THE SEMINAR. ALGERIA, AS HOST NATION, HAS THE PRESIDENCY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB0U4TH0CLOYET2NTD5EC2QGM5
    Media URN:
    VLVAB0U4TH0CLOYET2NTD5EC2QGM5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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