• Short Summary

    SIERRA LEONE'S THIRD PARLIAMENT HAS OPENED IN FREETOWN. THE OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY TOOK PLACE YESTERDAY?

  • Description

    SIERRA LEONE'S THIRD PARLIAMENT HAS OPENED IN FREETOWN. THE OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY TOOK PLACE YESTERDAY (JUNE 26).

    THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES WAS THE SCENE FOR THE OPENING CEREMONY, WHICH WAS PERFORMED BY THE ACTING GOVERNOR-GENERAL, CHIEF JUSTICE BANJA TEJAN-SIE.

    THE CHIEF JUSTICE, IN A SPEECH FROM THE THRONE, OUTLINED THE GOVERNMENT'S PLANS TO IMPROVE THE ECONOMY OF SIERRA LEONE. HE ALSO MADE MENTION OF GOVERNMENT PLANS FOR IMPROVEMENTS IN AGRICULTURE, TOURISM AND EDUCATION.

    THE OPENING CEREMONY WAS THE THIRD SINCE SIERRA LEONE BECAME INDEPENDENT IN APRIL, 1961.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB9WVEIYFCTD75ZMKAPKAMXL0F
    Media URN:
    VLVAB9WVEIYFCTD75ZMKAPKAMXL0F
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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