• Short Summary

    AS PART OF THE CELEBRATIONS COMMEMORATING ALGERIA'S SIXTH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, PRESIDENT BOUMEDIENNE WAS AT THE MUNICIPAL STADIUM ON FRIDAY TO SEE THE OPENING OF THE FIRST MAGHREB SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY GAMES.

  • Description

    AS PART OF THE CELEBRATIONS COMMEMORATING ALGERIA'S SIXTH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, PRESIDENT BOUMEDIENNE WAS AT THE MUNICIPAL STADIUM ON FRIDAY TO SEE THE OPENING OF THE FIRST MAGHREB SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY GAMES. OVER ONE THOUSAND YOUTHS AND GIRLS FROM TUNISIA, MOROCCO, LIBYA AND ALGERIA TOOK PART.

    PRESIDENT BOUMEDIENNE WAS ACCOMPANIED AT THE STADIUM BY ALGERIA'S MINISTER OS SPORT, MR. ABDELKRIM MAHMOUD, AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT.

    THE MAGHREB GAMES ARE DUE TO LAST FOR TEN DAYS. THE OPENING CEREMONY INCLUDED THE LIGHTING OF A FLAME BY TOW ATHLETES, AFTER A MARCH-PAST BY ALL THOSE TAKING PART IN THE MEETING.

    PRESIDENT BOUMEDIENNE THEN FORMALLY DECLARED THE GAMES OPEN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACVT2J6W34Z62MEJL1J7XBOOI4
    Media URN:
    VLVACVT2J6W34Z62MEJL1J7XBOOI4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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