• Short Summary

    IN DAKAR, SENEGAL'S FIRST FAIR AIMED AT BOOSTING INTERNAL TRADE AND INDUSTRIALISATION IN THE COUNTRY HAS ENDED.

  • Description

    IN DAKAR, SENEGAL'S FIRST FAIR AIMED AT BOOSTING INTERNAL TRADE AND INDUSTRIALISATION IN THE COUNTRY HAS ENDED. THE FAIR, KNOWN AS 'ECONOMIC FORTNIGHT' WAS DESIGNED TO SHOW THE SENEGALESE PEOPLE THE VARIETY OF LOCALLY PRODUCED FOOD AND CONSUMER ITEMS AVAILABLE.

    PRESIDENT SENGHOR, WHO INITIATED THE FAIR, VISITED IT ON WEDNESDAY, THE DAY BEFORE IT CLOSED.

    EVERY ASPECT OF SENEGAL'S DEVELOPMENT WAS SHOWN AT THE FAIR, INCLUDING AGRICULTURE, COMMERCE, INDUSTRY AND TOURISM.

    THE ECONOMIC AND INDUSTRIAL PROGRESS MADE DURING THE PAST FEW YEARS WAS HIGHLIGHTED.

    PRESIDENT SENGHOR HAS SAID THAT ONE OF THE WAYS TO IMPROVE THE SENEGALESE ECONOMY IS FOR THE SENEGALESE PEOPLE TO SUPPORT LOCAL AGRICULTURE AND INDUSTRY BY BUYING MORE LOCALLY PRODUCED FOOD AND GOODS.

    HE HAS ALSO SAID THAT TECHNICIANS AND PEOPLE WITH CAPITAL HAVE AN IMPORTANT ROLE TO PLAY IN ACCELERATING SENEGAL'S PROGRESS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADGLO85L40SJMIRIS3HB2297O
    Media URN:
    VLVADGLO85L40SJMIRIS3HB2297O
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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