The Revolutionary Union of Congolese Women celebrated its second anniversary from March the 3rd to the 5th.
The Revolutionary Union of Congolese Women celebrated its second anniversary from March the 3rd to the 5th. The climax of the celebrations was a rally in the Omnisports Stadium in Brazzaville, attended by President Alphonse Massemba-Debat.
The celebrations were marked in Brazzaville by a big "cleaning up" operation in the town, followed by a rally and march-past of the women in the Omnisports Stadium.
President Massemba-Debat, speaking at the rally, said that the Union had acted as stimulus to national unity. He said that Congo-Brazzaville had a vast national construction programme underway in which the nation's military would take part.
The first vice-president of the Union, Madame Bouanga, who addressed the rally, affirmed the devotion of Congolese women for the President.
Politicians and diplomats from a number of countries attended the celebrations. A march-past ended the celebrations.