Congo-Brazzaville's Ambassadors to foreign countries were instructed in latest national policies by President Marien Ngouabi in the capital on Tuesday (10 August).
GV President Ngouabi arriving by car
SV Ngouabi greeted and entering
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SV Ambassadors listening
CU Poungui Pan to Ngouabi and Ickonga
SV Ngouabi speaking PAN TO listeners
CU Ambassador listening
CU Ngouabi speaking and ambassadors listening
GV Ambassadors applaud
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Background: Congo-Brazzaville's Ambassadors to foreign countries were instructed in latest national policies by President Marien Ngouabi in the capital on Tuesday (10 August). The session come at the end of a three-week seminar on public relations. The President emphasised the importance of creating a true image of the Congo abroad.
SYNOPSIS: In Brazzaville, Congolese President Marien Ngouabi, arrived on Tuesday to address a meeting of the country's ambassadors to countries abroad. Three weeks earlier, ??? Congolese ambassadors and charge d'affaires had been called back to Brazzaville for an intensive training course in public relations. The address by President Ngouabi came at the end of their training
Politbureau member Ange Poungui and Foreign Affairs Minister Ickonga accompanied the head of state at the session. President Ngouabi was to tell the ambassadors that they carried an important responsibility for creating a true image of Congo-Brazzaville throughout the world.
The Ambassadors were told that they should be first and foremost "militants of the proletariat" in order to correctly shape Congolese policy. During the seminar, the Ambassadors had been fully acquainted with all aspects of the country's political and economic activities.