• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU OF CONGO KINSHASA HAS NAMED THE COUNTRY'S NEW AIRPORT AT BUKAVU AFTER PRESIDENT MICOMBERO OF BURUNDI.

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    PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU OF CONGO KINSHASA HAS NAMED THE COUNTRY'S NEW AIRPORT AT BUKAVU AFTER PRESIDENT MICOMBERO OF BURUNDI.

    PRESIDENT MICOMBERO BEGAN A STATE VISIT TO CONGO KINSHASA BY FLYING INTO THE NEW AIRPORT TO ATTEND THE INAUGURATION CEREMONIES. HE WAS GREETED WARMLY BY PRESIDENT MOBUTU.

    CONGO'S MINISTER OF TRANSPORT, MR ALVES, WHOSE DEPARTMENT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE NEW AIRPORT, ATTENDED THE INAUGURATION CEREMONY.

    THEN, AS THE RIBBON WAS CUT CAME THE SURPRISE FOR THE VISITING PRESIDENT WHEN PRESIDENT MOBUTU ANNOUNCED THAT THE AIRPORT WAS TO BE CALLED MICOMBERO AIRPORT.

    AFTERWARDS BOTH PRESIDENTS ATTENDED HIGH MASS IN BUKAVU CATHEDRAL. THEY WERE MET ON THE STEPS OF THE CATHEDRAL BY THE BISHOP, MONSIGNOR MULINDWA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACD6ZL2W9RMVM3BI2H1UUS649N
    Media URN:
    VLVACD6ZL2W9RMVM3BI2H1UUS649N
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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