• Short Summary

    THE CLOSING SESSION OF A SEMINAR OF CONGO-KINSHASA'S GOVERNMENT PARTY, THE POPULAR MOVEMENT OF THE REVOLUTION (MPR) WAS ATTENDED IN KINSHASA RECENTLY BY THE FOUNDER PRESIDENTS OF THE NEW UNION OF CENTRAL AFRICAN STATES (UEAC).

  • Description

    THE CLOSING SESSION OF A SEMINAR OF CONGO-KINSHASA'S GOVERNMENT PARTY, THE POPULAR MOVEMENT OF THE REVOLUTION (MPR) WAS ATTENDED IN KINSHASA RECENTLY BY THE FOUNDER PRESIDENTS OF THE NEW UNION OF CENTRAL AFRICAN STATES (UEAC).

    ON HIS HOME GROUND WAS PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU. ACCOMPANYING HIM WERE PRESIDENT FRANCOIS TOMBALBAYE OF CHAD AND PRESIDENT JEAN BEDEL BOKASSO OF THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC.

    THE THREE PRESIDENTS ARE CURRENTLY TOURING THEIR RESPECTIVE CAPITALS AFTER SIGNING THE CHARTER OF THEIR NEW UNION IN FORT LAMY, CHAD, EARLIER THIS MONTH.

    UNDER THE CHARTER THERE WILL BE CLOSE TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THE THREE STATES COMPRISING MORE THAN 20,000,000 PEOPLE AND 1,500,000 SQUARE MILES (2,400,000 SQUARE KMS).

    DURING THE CLOSING SESSION OF THE MPR SEMINAR, ATTENDED BY DIPLOMATS AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, THE THREE PRESIDENTS PRESENTED DIPLOMAS TO NINE REGIONAL LEADERS OF THE PARTY.

    LATER THE PRESIDENTS OPENED A BALL AT THE CITY'S PARC DE LA REVOLUTION. DURING THEIR STAY PRESIDENT BOKASSO AND PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE ALSO ATTENDED THE RECHRISTENING OF TWO OF KINSHASA'S MAIN AVENUES WHICH WERE NAMED AFTER THEM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADA9U0H3J1OAMXXI6CHJHGMW0V
    Media URN:
    VLVADA9U0H3J1OAMXXI6CHJHGMW0V
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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