• Short Summary

    THE PRESIDENT OF MAURITANIA, MOKTAR OULD DADDAH, BEGAN HIS ANNUAL TOUR OF THE COUNTRY WITH A TWO WEEK VISIT TO TWO TOWNS IN SOUTH EAST MAURITANIA.

  • Description

    THE PRESIDENT OF MAURITANIA, MOKTAR OULD DADDAH, BEGAN HIS ANNUAL TOUR OF THE COUNTRY WITH A TWO WEEK VISIT TO TWO TOWNS IN SOUTH EAST MAURITANIA.

    AT KIFFA HE WAS GREETED BY AN ENTHUSIASTIC RECEPTION COMMITTEE AND LATER CHILDREN DANCED IN HIS HONOUR.

    AFTER DRINKING CAMEL MILK FROM A GOUR - THE TRADITIONAL DRINK FOR TRAVELLERS - HE MET THE LOCAL CHIEFS AND LOCAL POETS RECITED FOR HIM.

    THIS WAS THE FIRST OF 10 TRIPS WHICH THE PRESIDENT WILL UNDERTAKE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. THE TRIPS ARE PLANNED TO COVER THE WHOLE OF THE COUNTRY.

    AFTER THE KIFFA VISIT HE WENT ON TO TANKACHETT, SCENE OF RECENT IMPORTANT ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOVERIES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEMSS663BWETBRFX9156AMW2B6
    Media URN:
    VLVAEMSS663BWETBRFX9156AMW2B6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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