• Short Summary

    Experts from the West African Entente Council's Higher Committee for Surface Transport began a meeting in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on Monday (5 April), to prepare for a ministerial session due to start on Friday (9 April).

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    Experts from the West African Entente Council's Higher Committee for Surface Transport began a meeting in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on Monday (5 April), to prepare for a ministerial session due to start on Friday (9 April).

    The committee was set up by the "entente" states -- Ivory Coast, Begin, Upper Volta, Niger and Togo -- to define conditions for surface transportation between be states and to harmonise national regulations in this sphere.

    The Chairman of the meeting was Monsieur Jean-Baptiste Koffi, the Ivory Coast's Director of Road Transport, and representatives of the West African Economic Community (CEAO) -- Ghana, Liberia and Mali -- also attended.

    Together with the "entente" states the CEAO is involved in an important West African road-building project, which is being financed by the Canadian Agency for International Development.

    Other topics under discussion included training programmes for transport workers and the first results of a regional transport study.

    SYNOPSIS: The Chamber of Commerce building in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, was the location for a meeting of transport experts on Monday. The West African Council's Higher Committee for Surface Transport met to prepare for a ministerial session which started on Friday.

    The committee was set up by the West African Entente states -- Ivory Coast, Benin, Upper Volta, Niger and Togo to define conditions for surface transportation between the states. Representatives of the West African Economic Community -- Ghana, Liberia and Mali also attended. Together they are involved in an important road-building project, financed by the Canadian Agency for International Development.

    Other topics under discussion included training programmes for transport workers and the first results of a regional transport study.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEKGORUJISSIBNOIXY0ALJXEI6
    Media URN:
    VLVAEKGORUJISSIBNOIXY0ALJXEI6
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/04/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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