• Short Summary

    The Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Shridath Ramphal, has been to Uganda to discuss Commonwealth aid to the country while it sets about reconstruction plans after the ravages of war.

  • Description

    The Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Shridath Ramphal, has been to Uganda to discuss Commonwealth aid to the country while it sets about reconstruction plans after the ravages of war. Last week a team of 11 Commonwealth experts arrived in Uganda to assess the talk of rehabilitating the Ugandan economy, and to recommend its immediate needs for technical and financial assistance.

    SYNOPSIS: Mr. Ramphal arrived by light aircraft at the recently re-opened Entebbe airport on Monday (28 May). He was welcomed by the new Ugandan Foreign Minister Otema Alimadi and a government official, before being driven to Kampala for talks with President Lule, and the Finance Minster Sam Sebegereka. Later Mr. Ramphal addressed a press conference on the aims of his visit. It was, he said, time to start serious reconstruction of the country.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC7SFXHI4KHAZWFAIOW4HUXLYW
    Media URN:
    VLVAC7SFXHI4KHAZWFAIOW4HUXLYW
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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