• Short Summary

    THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA ARE ASSISTING THE GOVERNMENT OF TANZANIA IN BUILDING A RADIO TRANSMITTER AT MABIBI, UBUNGO, NEAR DAR ES SALAAM.

  • Description

    THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA ARE ASSISTING THE GOVERNMENT OF TANZANIA IN BUILDING A RADIO TRANSMITTER AT MABIBI, UBUNGO, NEAR DAR ES SALAAM. SEVEN CHINESE EXPERTS ARE ON THE SITE AND THE CONSTRUCTION PROGRAMME, WHICH BEGAN LAST DECEMBER, IS GOING AHEAD WITH GREAT SPEED.

    THE 100 KILOWATT SHORT WAVE RADIO TRANSMITTER SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF THIS YEAR. CHINA IS PROVIDING THE COST OF THE GBP400,000 TRANSMITTER, THE EQUIPMENT, MAINTENANCE ENGINEERS, AND WILL HELP IN TRAINING TANZANIANS TO RUN THE STATION.

    TANZANIA HAD SUPPLIED THE LOCAL LABOUR FORCE AND BUILDING MATERIAL, PUT IN THE ELECTRICITY AND WATER SUPPLY, AND BUILT A ROAD TO LINK THE STATION WITH A MAIN ROAD COMMENTING ON THE PROJECT, THE TANZANIA MINISTER FOR BROADCASTING AND INFORMATION, SHEIKH WAKIL, SAID HE WAS EXTREMELY IMPRESSED WITH THE WAY WORK HAD BEEN PLANNED AND HE ENCOURAGED ALL THE WORKERS TO KEEP UP THE FAST PACE OF CONSTRUCTION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAIMSY4GJI0CD17Z6XT9OLXXUR
    Media URN:
    VLVAIMSY4GJI0CD17Z6XT9OLXXUR
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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