• Short Summary

    KHATEM EL KHALIFA, THE NEW PRIME MINISTER OF THE SUDAN, HAS MADE HIS FIRST PUBLIC SPEECH SINCE ASSUMING OFFICE.

  • Description

    KHATEM EL KHALIFA, THE NEW PRIME MINISTER OF THE SUDAN, HAS MADE HIS FIRST PUBLIC SPEECH SINCE ASSUMING OFFICE. IT WAS MADE FROM HIS OFFICE IN THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS' BUILDING IN KHARTOUM, FOR VISNEWS.

    CLAIMED TO BE THE YOUNGEST PRIME MINISTER IN THE WORLD, KHATEM EL KHALIFA IS A 3-YEARS-OLD FORMER SCHOOL TEACHER WHO HAILS FROM THE NORTH OF THE SUDAN. NOW HE HEADS A COALITION GOVERNMENT SWEPT INTO POWER BY OCTOBER'S RIOTS WHICH TOPPLED THE MILITARY REGIME HEADED BY PRESIDENT ABOUD.

    THE ALL-PARTY GOVERNMENT FACES THE DIFFICULT TASK OF HEALING THE BREACH BETWEEN THE SUDAN'S TOW MAIN RACIAL GROUPS - THE NEGROES FORM THE SOUTH AND THE ARABS FROM THE NORTH. IT IS ALSO ENGAGING IN THE TASK OF REMOVING THE TRACES OF THE SIX YEAR MILITARY REGIME AND PREPARING FOR THE ELECTION OF A CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY UNDER THE TERMS OF THE CONSTITUTION OF 1956... A POLITICAL ENTITY WHICH WILL HAVE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF WRITING A PERMANENT CONSTITUTION FOR THE COUNTRY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD3SLSGJF7O51PLFOV7XGD87W7
    Media URN:
    VLVAD3SLSGJF7O51PLFOV7XGD87W7
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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