• Short Summary

    BELGIUM AND CONGO-KINSHASA OFFICIALS CELEBRATED TEN YEARS OF PROGRESS IN THE CONGO DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC AT A RECEPTION IN BRUSSELS RECENTLY.

  • Description

    BELGIUM AND CONGO-KINSHASA OFFICIALS CELEBRATED TEN YEARS OF PROGRESS IN THE CONGO DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC AT A RECEPTION IN BRUSSELS RECENTLY.

    AMONG DISTINGUISHED GUESTS AT THE GATHERING IN THE BRUSSELS FINE ARTS CENTRE WAS THE BELGIUM FOREIGN MINISTER, PIERRE HARMEL. M. PAUL HENRI SPEAK, FORMER BELGIUM PRIME MINSTER AND FOREIGN MINISTER, RECALLED TO THE AUDIENCE WHAT HE DESCRIBED AS FIVE YEARS OF CHAOS FOLLOWING INDEPENDENCE IN JULY 1960, AND CONTRASTED THIS WITH THE PROGRESS IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS UNDER PRESIDENT MOBUTU.

    THE GOVERNOR OF THE CONGOLESE NATIONAL BANK, M. ANDRE NDELE, OUTLINED THE COUNTRY'S ECONOMIC PROGRESS.

    A TRIBUTE TO PROGRESS IN THE CONGO, WAS ALSO MADE BY MONSIGNOR MAURY, ARCHBISHOP OF RHEIMS, WHO WAS FORMERLY STATIONED IN KINSHASA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE1CX4FGHFBX6FFOHDVZVXHW0I
    Media URN:
    VLVAE1CX4FGHFBX6FFOHDVZVXHW0I
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1970
    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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