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    THE PRIME MINISTER OF SOMALIA, MR. MOHAMMED EGAL, WHO ARRIVED IN ZAMBIA ON A TWO-DAY?

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    REFINERY: PRESIDENTIAL CAR ARRIVES: EGAL AND KAUNDA TOUR PLANT.




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    Background: THE PRIME MINISTER OF SOMALIA, MR. MOHAMMED EGAL, WHO ARRIVED IN ZAMBIA ON A TWO-DAY VISIT ON FRIDAY, WAS TAKEN TO TOUR A COPPER REFINERY AT NDOLA, ACCOMPANIED BY PRESIDENT KENNETH KAUNDA.

    THEY HAD FLOWN FROM LUSAKA, WHERE MR. EGAL HAD BEEN WELCOMED TO ZAMBIA BY PRESIDENT KAUNDA AND VICE-PRESIDENT SIMON KAPWEPWE.

    PRIME MINISTER EGAL'S VISIT WAS IN RETURN TO PRESIDENT KAUNDA'S VISIT TO SOMALIA RECENTLY. IT WAS DUE TO LAST THREE DAYS, BUT MR. EGAL RETURNED TO SOMALIA TODAY (SUNDAY) IN ORDER TO BE PRESENT AT HIS COUNTRY'S INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS.

    THE VISIT TO THE COPPER REFINERY WAS MR. EGAL'S FIRST OFFICIAL ENGAGEMENT, AFTER AN EXCHANGE OF GREETINGS AT LUSAKA.

    DURING THE TOUR, THE PRIME MINISTER AND PRESIDENT KAUNDA WERE SHOWN THE FULL COPPER REFINING PROCESS, EXPLAINED TO THEM BY THE DEPUTY MANAGER OF THE VAST PLANT, MR. R. DAVIDSON.

    AFTERWARDS, MR. EGAL WAS THE GUEST OF PRESIDENT KAUNDA AT THE PRESIDENTIAL HOME IN KITWE, AND YESTERDAY HE OPENED THE ZAMBIA TRADE FAIR AT NDOLA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE5XEN16KG4G3C8LMF6PZ8WRBU
    Media URN:
    VLVAE5XEN16KG4G3C8LMF6PZ8WRBU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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