• Short Summary

    THE IVORY COAST HAS SIGNED AN AGREEMENT WITH AN ISRAELI FIRM (FEDERMANN ENTERPRISES OVERSEAS) TO BUILD 188 FLATS AT ABIDJAN.

  • Description

    THE IVORY COAST HAS SIGNED AN AGREEMENT WITH AN ISRAELI FIRM (FEDERMANN ENTERPRISES OVERSEAS) TO BUILD 188 FLATS AT ABIDJAN. UNDER THE CONTRACT THE FIRM WILL LEND 286 MILLION FFA FRANCS (GBP487,700 STERLING).

    IT'S PART THREE OF AN AGREEMENT ORIGINALLY SIGNED IN 1963 WHICH CALLS FOR THE COMPLETION OF 2,500 FLATS IN AND AROUND ABIDJAN.

    PHASE ONE CALLED FOR THE COMPLETION OF 340 UNITS AT COCODOY, AN ABIDJAN SUBURB AND COMPRISED MAINLY STUDENT ACCOMMODATION. IN THE SECOND PHASE 192 FLATS WERE BUILT AND ALSO 131 HOUSES FOR THOSE IN HIGHER INCOME BRACKETS.

    WORK ON THE THIRD PHASE HAS ALREADY BEGUN AND WILL INCLUDE IN ADDITION TO THE 188 FLATS TWO SCHOOLS EACH OF 12 CLASSES, A NURSERY SCHOOL AND A COMMERCIAL CENTRE.

    THE CONTRACTS WERE SIGNED BY THE MINISTER DELEGATE OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS AND FINANCE, M. KONAN BEDIE, AND MR. XAVIER FEDERMANN, PRESIDENT AND DIRECTOR GENERAL OF FEDERMANN ENTERPRISES OVERSEAS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACJKW1XSODIZ5GBKSB16V3M4UC
    Media URN:
    VLVACJKW1XSODIZ5GBKSB16V3M4UC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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