• Short Summary

    THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF PORTUGAL'S AFRICAN TERRITORY OF MOZAMBIQUE ARRIVED IN SALISBURY YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) TO START A FOUR DAY VISIT TO RHODESIA.

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    THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF PORTUGAL'S AFRICAN TERRITORY OF MOZAMBIQUE ARRIVED IN SALISBURY YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) TO START A FOUR DAY VISIT TO RHODESIA. THE VISIT OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL, GENERAL JOSE AUGUSTO DA COSTA ALMEIDA, FOLLOWS THE RECENT INTRODUCTION OF CLOSER TRADING LINKS BETWEEN THE NEIGHBOURING TERRITORIES AND RHODESIA'S APPOINTMENT OF AN ENVOY IN LISBON.

    GENERAL ALMEIDA WAS WELCOMED BY RHODESIA'S GOVERNOR, SIR HUMPHREY GIBBS, AND MR. IAN SMITH, THE PRIME MINISTER AFTER A 19-GUN SALUTE HAD BEEN FIRED IN HIS HONOUR. LATER, THE GENERAL WAS GREETED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF SALISBURY WHICH IS THIS MONTH CELEBRATING THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARRIVAL OF THE FIRST WHITE SETTLERS IN WHAT IS NOW SALISBURY.

    IN REPLY TO A SPEECH OF WELCOME, GENERAL ALMEIDA DECLARED THAT RHODESIA AND PORTUGAL WERE MORE THAN GOOD NEIGHBOURS - THEY WERE FRIENDLY COUNTRIES INSPIRED BY THE SAME IDEALS OF CIVILIZATION, HE ADDED THAT HE WAS PLEASED THAT HIS VISIT CO-INCIDED WITH THE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS COMMEMORATING THE BRAVE PIONEERS "WHO BROUGHT THE LIGHT OF CIVILIZATION TO THIS PART OF THE AFRICAN HINTERLAND".

    TODAY (THURSDAY) GENERAL ALMEIDA IS TO OPEN THE ROYAL SALISBURY AGRICULTURAL SHOW. HE RETURNS TO MOZAMBIQUE ON SUNDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF139KT078TWG2W6H0YWNZN4VO
    Media URN:
    VLVAF139KT078TWG2W6H0YWNZN4VO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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