• Short Summary

    IN CAIRO, AN INFORMAL GATHERING TOOK PLACE YESTERDAY (MONDAY) OF THE HEADS OF DELEGATIONS ATTENDING THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY'S ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMISSION.

  • Description

    IN CAIRO, AN INFORMAL GATHERING TOOK PLACE YESTERDAY (MONDAY) OF THE HEADS OF DELEGATIONS ATTENDING THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY'S ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMISSION. A FEW HOURS LATER THE SESSION OFFICIALLY OPENED AND THE HEAD OF THE U.A.R. DELEGATION, DR. LABIN SHUKAIR, MINISTER OF ECONOMY AND FOREIGN TRADE, WAS ELECTED CHAIRMAN.

    AFTER THE DELEGATES OF ZAMBIA AND CONGO BRAZZAVILLE WERE ELECTED VICE-CHAIRMAN, THE MEETING BROKE UP AT MIDDAY. A PRIVATE SESSION RESUMED IN THE AFTERNOON DURING WHICH THE AGENDA WAS AGREED AND ITEMS WERE ARRANGED FOR THE VARIOUS SUB-COMMITTEES.

    A PROPOSAL FOR A UNION GOVERNMENT FOR AFRICA IS ONE OF THE THIRTEEN POINTS WHICH THE COMMISSION IS TO DEBATE. THE CREATION OF FREE TRADE AREAS, COMMON MARKETS AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEMES ARE OTHER WIDE-RANGING MATTERS THE AFRICAN REPRESENTATIVES WILL DISCUSS IN CAIRO AND REPORT BACK ON TO THEIR GOVERNMENTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABPPFS7VX3SAH09O07Z4WPJ959
    Media URN:
    VLVABPPFS7VX3SAH09O07Z4WPJ959
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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