President Ahmadou Ahidjo of the Cameroun arrived in Libreville on Sunday (4 August) at the start of a six day official visit to the Gabonese Republic.
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SV Ahidjo and wife off 'plane and met by President Bongo and wife
SV Two Presidents walk to saluting base and stand at attention (3 shots)
SV Officers salute as two Presidents review guard of honour (2 shots)
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Background: President Ahmadou Ahidjo of the Cameroun arrived in Libreville on Sunday (4 August) at the start of a six day official visit to the Gabonese Republic. He was met by an enthusiastic crowd at the airport. The President of the Gabonese Republic, Albert-Bernard Bongo and his wife headed the official party greeting the visiting leader.
During his six day visit President Ahijo was due to have far ranging talks with the Government. Among other events arranged for him were visits to the Republic's petroleum and wood industries at Port Gentil and a presentation ceremony when he will be given the keys to Libreville.
There is a strong Cameroun community in the Republic and President Ahidjo will hold talks with their leaders during his visit.