• Short Summary

    On Monday (19 March) the President of Zaire, Mobutu Sese Seko, arrived in Nouakchott. Mauritania's?

  • Description

    On Monday (19 March) the President of Zaire, Mobutu Sese Seko, arrived in Nouakchott. Mauritania's capital, for the start of a 5-day visit to Mauritania. The President was accompanied by his wife. They were in Mauritania at the official invitation of the government. President Mobutu was accorded full military honours upon his arrival, and was given an official airport welcome by Mauritania's President Moktar Ould Daddah.

    From the airport President Mobutu was driven, at the head of a motorcade, through Nouakchott where enthusiastic crowds lined the road.

    President Mobutu was scheduled to have formal talks with President Moktar Ould Daddah covering matters of mutual interest to Zaire and Mauritania. Their aim is to strengthen a relationship which is already extremely good between both countries.

    SYNOPSIS: From the airport President Mobutu was driven, at the had of a motorcade, through the streets of Nouakchott. Everywhere enthusiastic crowds greeted him. In his own country, President Mobutu is known as "Father of the Republic".

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    Film ID:
    VLVACZ5QBYQYPAJT1HEV5AAV5TMA7
    Media URN:
    VLVACZ5QBYQYPAJT1HEV5AAV5TMA7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/03/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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