• Short Summary

    Kenyan President Jomo Kenyatta opened the 28-st???rey Kenyatta Centre in Nairobi on Tuesday (11 September).

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  • Description

    Kenyan President Jomo Kenyatta opened the 28-st???rey Kenyatta Centre in Nairobi on Tuesday (11 September).

    The building, the tallest in Black Africa, consists of a circular tower with a helicopter pad on top plus a mein conference hall under a conical roof and a number of smaller halls and meeting rooms. Underneath the helicopter pad is a revolving restaurant.

    The GBP 4 million sterling conference centre's foundation stone was laid in 1976 by President Kenyatta and the completed centre had all the latest conference facilities from banqueting suite to simultaneous translation systems.

    The first large conference to be held there will be the meeting later this month of 3,600 delegates attending the annual conference of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

    Later the tower will house the permanent headquarters of "Operation Earthwatch" the new United Nations secretariat to coordinate world action against pollution of the environment.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB43XUEWZW4WWY0I1PLBKRQU3C
    Media URN:
    VLVAB43XUEWZW4WWY0I1PLBKRQU3C
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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