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    CONGO BRAZZAVILLE FORGES AHEAD WITH ITS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMME. ON WEDNESDAY (8 NOVEMBER) PRESIDENT MASSEMBA DEBAT?

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    CONGO BRAZZAVILLE FORGES AHEAD WITH ITS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMME. ON WEDNESDAY (8 NOVEMBER) PRESIDENT MASSEMBA DEBAT WAS GUEST OF HONOUR AT THE OPENING OF BRAZZAVILLE'S MAJOR SCHOOL - L'ECOLE NATIONALE SUPERIEURE.

    WORK ON THE SCHOOL HAS PROGRESSED WITH GREAT SPEED SINCE THE FIRST STONE WAS LAID IN JUNE 1966. PRESIDENT DEBAT REMARKED UPON THIS EFFICIENCY IN HIS INAUGURAL SPEECH, WHICH WAS WELL RECEIVED BY AN ENTHUSIASTIC AUDIENCE OF FUTURE STUDENTS.

    ALSO PRESENT AT THE CEREMONY - WHICH TOOK PLACE IN THE GARDENS OF THE SCHOOL - WERE EDUCATION MINISTERS REPRESENTING BOTH CONGO KINSHASA AND TCHAD, AND OFFICIALS FROM UNESCO - THE UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC, SCIENTIFIC, AND CULTURAL ORGANISATION. THERE TOO WAS M. WESTHOFF, THE ACTING DIRECTOR OF GENERAL AFFAIRS.

    IN HIS SPEECH, PRESIDENT DEBAT OUTLINED HIS COUNTRY'S AMBITION TO GIVE ITS YOUNGER GENERATION BOTH EFFECTIVE WAYS AND ADEQUATE CONDITIONS FOR MAKING THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO A NEW WORLD FREED BY PROGRESS FROM MISERY.

    ON OCTOBER 30TH, THE PRESIDENT WAS PRESENT AT THE LAYING OF THE FOUNDATION STONE FOR THE FUTURE UNIVERSITY OF BRAZZAVILLE, ANOTHER STEP IN THE COUNTRY'S EDUCATIONAL PROGRESS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACSOMQITQK632PK41U1PCAS5JW
    Media URN:
    VLVACSOMQITQK632PK41U1PCAS5JW
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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