• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE OF ALGERIA, ON FRIDAY, FLEW FORM ALGIERS TO CONSTANTINE, 280 MILES (450 KMS.) TO THE EAST, WHERE HE WAS TO PERFORM TWO OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONIES.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE OF ALGERIA, ON FRIDAY, FLEW FORM ALGIERS TO CONSTANTINE, 280 MILES (450 KMS.) TO THE EAST, WHERE HE WAS TO PERFORM TWO OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONIES. THE PRESIDENT INAUGURATED A NEW TEXTILE COMPLEX AND A NEW RADIO STATION.

    ACCOMPANYING THE PRESIDENT DURING THE VISIT WAS THE MINISTER OF INFORMATION, M. MOHAMED BEN YAYA AND THE MINISTER OF NATIONAL EDUCATION, M. AHMED TALEB.

    BEFORE A LARGE CROWD, PRESIDENT BOUMEDIENNE CUT A RIBBON TO FORMALLY INAUGURATE THE NEW TEXTILE COMPLEX. THEN, ACCOMPANIED BY A PARTY OF GOVERNMENT AND CIVIC OFFICIALS, HE TOURED THE COMPLEX, CHATTING TO THE WORKERS OPERATING THE VARIOUS MACHINES.

    WHILST IN CONSTANTINE, THE PRESIDENT ALSO OFFICIALLY OPENED A CULTURAL WEEK IN THE CITY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADNSUBQOPI1RAY4T9R1X23B1SY
    Media URN:
    VLVADNSUBQOPI1RAY4T9R1X23B1SY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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