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    The State Opening of Parliament in Kenya took place on Tuesday (February 23rd). President Jomo?

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    LV Parliament Building, Nairobi.
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    MLV Kenya Navy guard of honour present arms.
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    MCU President Kenyatta inspecting guard of honour.
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    MV President and Vice-President and Speaker walk to House.
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    MV Guard of honour shoulder arms.
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    MV Interior High Court judges PAN to President speaking SOF STARTS "The policy of my Government..." SOF ENDS"... some commercial risk."
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    MV President and officials leave Parliament.
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    MV Malagasy dancers entertain.
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    TRANSCRIPT: SOUND KENYATTA (SEQ. 6): "... the policy of my Government on this whole matter. My Government intends to simplify the process by which our own people can play a fuller part within the mining industry. We must and shall offer great encouragement for overseas investors to embark on prospecting and developing mineral resources, all of which is generally a high capital enterprise, undertaken at some commercial risk."




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    Background: The State Opening of Parliament in Kenya took place on Tuesday (February 23rd). President Jomo Kenyatta, in his speech to Parliament, outlined Government policy on pollution, wildlife conservation, food hygiene, mining and foreign investors, greater worker participation in national industrial development, and a World Bank loan for a hydro-electric scheme.

    Normally camera crews are not allowed inside Parliament. But on this occasion, Visnews cameraman Mohamed Amin gained access to film the President's speech in an exclusive coverage. The film is worth using for its rarity value alone.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADXG523FKWS3LS2FTTF4EKOPRC
    Media URN:
    VLVADXG523FKWS3LS2FTTF4EKOPRC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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