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    A conference on the financial, economic and special problems of the Belgian Congo - due to become independent on June 30 - began in Brussels, Apr 26.

  • Description

    A conference on the financial, economic and special problems of the Belgian Congo - due to become independent on June 30 - began in Brussels, Apr 26. Premier Eyskens delivered the opening address.

    Following the Brussels round-table talks on administrative aspects, which ended Feb 20, the economic conference is presided over by Belgian Minister of Justice, Lilar, and attended by Belgian Congo Minister Scheyven, Congo Economics Minister Scheyven, Belgian Parliamentarians and various Congolese delegates.

    Committees are to study the status of financial institutions such as the Central Bank of the Congo, and the question of financial assistance and investments. Delegates will discuss the economic and social structure of the new State as well as its future relations with international bodies like the World Bank and the Common Market.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABL2WTJGGCVFCKU694RBSLRBA2
    Media URN:
    VLVABL2WTJGGCVFCKU694RBSLRBA2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/04/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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