• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT MOKHTAR OULD DADAH OF MAURITANIA VISITED ZANZIBAR ON TUESDAY (OCTOBER 29) - THE FOURTH DAY OF HIS STATE VISIT TO TANZANIA.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT MOKHTAR OULD DADAH OF MAURITANIA VISITED ZANZIBAR ON TUESDAY (OCTOBER 29) - THE FOURTH DAY OF HIS STATE VISIT TO TANZANIA. HE WAS GIVEN A ROUSING WELCOME WHEN HE ARRIVED A T THE AIRPORT WHERE THOUSANDS OF ISLANDERS HAD GATHERED TO MEET HIM.

    PRESIDENT OULD DADAH FLEW WITH TANZANIAN SECOND VICE-PRESIDENT RASHIDI KAWAWA TO THE SPICE ISLAND, 40 MILES (65 KILOMETRES) FROM DAR ES SALLAM, WHERE CENTURIES OF ARAB RULED ENDED IN AFRICAN REVOLUTION OVER FOUR YEARS AGO.

    HE WAS WELCOMED AFTER A 21-GUN SALUTE BY THE ZANZIBAR GOVERNMENT LEADER, TANZANIAN FIRST VICE-PRESIDENT ABEIB KARUME, THE REVOLUTIONARY COUNCIL, LEADERS OF THE RULING AFRO-ZHIRAZI PARTY ANN A LARGE CROWD.

    THE MAURITANIAN PRESIDENT REVIEWED AN HONOUR GUARD MOUNTED BY THE PEOPLES' DEFENCE FORCES AND LATER TOURED MANY OF THE ISLAND'S MAJOR DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS.

    YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) PRESIDENT OULD DADDAH RETURNED TO DAY-ES-SALAAM FOR OFFICIAL TALKS WITH PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE, AND TODAY HE LEFT TANZANIA TO BEGIN A FIVE-DAY STATE VISIT TO ZAMBIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACZ8QPJG6I237I8B3L8XEMTFRI
    Media URN:
    VLVACZ8QPJG6I237I8B3L8XEMTFRI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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