• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT SANGOULE LAMIZANA OF UPPER VOLTA ATTENDED A MILITARY DISPLAY IN THE COUNTRY'S CAPITAL, OUGADOUGOU, ON TUESDAY (AUG 6) TO MARK THE EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY OF UPPER VOLTA'S INDEPENDENCE.

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    PRESIDENT SANGOULE LAMIZANA OF UPPER VOLTA ATTENDED A MILITARY DISPLAY IN THE COUNTRY'S CAPITAL, OUGADOUGOU, ON TUESDAY (AUG 6) TO MARK THE EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY OF UPPER VOLTA'S INDEPENDENCE.

    REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE UNITED NATIONS ATTENDED THE CEREMONIES AND ALSO PRESENT WAS MR. HSI KUM YANG, DEPUTY FOREIGN MINISTER OF TAIWAN.

    THE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS INCLUDED A REVIEW OF UPPER VOLTA ARMY UNITS BY THE PRESIDENT, AT WHICH HE GREETED A NUMBER OF FOREIGN DIPLOMATS, INCLUDING THE UNITED NATIONS REPRESENTATIVES.

    MR. YANG, WHO WAS IN UPPER VOLTA FOR A FOUR-DAY VISIT, WAS PRESENT AT THE CEREMONY. LATER, HE HAD TALKS WITH PRESIDENT SANGOULE LAMIZANA.

    MR. YANG HAS SIGNED A CULTURAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN HIS COUNTRY AND UPPER VOLTA, AND AMONG OTHER SUBJECTS DISCUSSED BY THE TWO MEN WAS THE PRESIDENT'S FORTHCOMING VISIT TO TAIWAN. MR. YANG WAS TAKEN A TOUR OF AREAS IN UPPER VOLTA WHERE TAIWAN AGRICULTURAL EXPERTS ARE AT WORK ON FOOD-PRODUCING PROJECTS.

    UPPER VOLTA GAINED ITS INDEPENDENCE ON AUGUST 5, 1960. PRESIDENT SANGOULE LAMIZANA HAS BEEN HEAD OF STATE SINCE JANUARY, 1966.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAERPLDHPK0B4UFQMW8380T6E42
    Media URN:
    VLVAERPLDHPK0B4UFQMW8380T6E42
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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