• Short Summary

    THE PRESIDENT OF THE CONGO REPUBLIC, MR MOBUTU, ACCOMPANIED BY THE INTERIOR MINISTER MR JOSEPH N'SINGA, WAS GREETED BY GOVERNOR MUHONA ON ARRIVAL AT KITWIT AIRPORT LAST WEEK FOR AN EIGHT-DAY VISIT TO BANDUNGU PROVINCE.

  • Description

    THE PRESIDENT OF THE CONGO REPUBLIC, MR MOBUTU, ACCOMPANIED BY THE INTERIOR MINISTER MR JOSEPH N'SINGA, WAS GREETED BY GOVERNOR MUHONA ON ARRIVAL AT KITWIT AIRPORT LAST WEEK FOR AN EIGHT-DAY VISIT TO BANDUNGU PROVINCE.

    KITWIT, THE CENTRE OF BANDUNDU PROVINCE, HAD LAID ON A WARM AND IMPRESSIVE WELCOME FOR THE PRESIDENT, AND AFTER THE OFFICIAL INTRODUCTIONS PRESIDENT MOBUTU WATCHED A MARCH-PAST BY THE MILITARY, CIVILIANS AND SCHOOL CHILDREN.

    FINALLY THE YOUTH WING OF THE PARTY, THE POPULAR MOVEMENT OF THE REVOLUTION, MARCHED PAST AND PRESIDENT MOBUTU LATER WENT ON TO INAUGURATE THEIR PROVINCIAL OFFICE BEFORE LEAVING KITWIT FOR IDIOFA.

    AT IDIOFA THE PRESIDENT WAS PRESENTED WITH TRADITIONAL COLOURFUL MASKS AND OTHER GIFTS.

    IN HIS ADDRESS THE PRESIDENT RECALLED THE TRAGEDY IN 1964 AND 65 OF IDIOFA UNDER THE MULELIST REBELS, BUT WENT ON TO ASSURE THE MILLING PEOPLE THAT THEY WOULD HAVE HIS FULL SUPPORT FOR A COMPLETE REHABILITATION OF THE AREA. LATER DURING HIS TOUR THE PRESIDENT CALLED AT INONGA AND WITH THE INTERIOR MINISTER HAD TALKS WITH THE CHIEFS ON THE PROBLEMS OF THE AREA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB7ASLXDRLEO1K5DVM2QDIVY29
    Media URN:
    VLVAB7ASLXDRLEO1K5DVM2QDIVY29
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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