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    MALAGASY (FORMERLY MADAGASCAR) CELEBRATED YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) THE SIXTH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS INDEPENDENCE. IN TANANARIVE, THE?

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    MALAGASY (FORMERLY MADAGASCAR) CELEBRATED YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) THE SIXTH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS INDEPENDENCE. IN TANANARIVE, THE CAPITAL, A MILITARY PARADE WAS HELD. ONLOOKERS INCLUDED 12 HEADS OF STATE AND TWO LESSER REPRESENTATIVES OF THE AFRO-MALAGASY COMMON ORGANISATION (OCAM) COUNTRIES OF TANANARIVE FOR A SUMMIT MEETING.

    IN ADDITION TO THE MILITARY DEMONSTRATION THIS YEAR'S ANNIVERSARY WAS MARKED BY THE INAUGURATION OF A NUMBER OF PUBLIC AND INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS. TEMPERATURES IN TANANARIVE YESTERDAY WERE QUITE COLD, WHICH ACCOUNTS FOR THE OVERCOATS WORN BY PRESIDENT DIORI -- WHO IS NEWLY-ELECTED PRESIDENT OF OCAM -- AND OTHERS.

    TODAY THE SUMMIT CONFERENCE ENDED. THE CONFERENCE SAW THE SIGNING OF A NEW CHARTER FOR OCAM -- WHICH IS A LOOSE POLITICAL GROUPING OF 14 FRENCH-SPEAKING AFRICAN STATES -- AND THE SIGNING OF A CONVENTION ON AN AFRICAN AND MALAGASY SUGAR MARKET.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABSH32KPN91BM5YNAMZ5PLU81
    Media URN:
    VLVABSH32KPN91BM5YNAMZ5PLU81
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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