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    The Zambia Trade Fair--attracting commercial exhibits from Africa, Europe and the Soviet Union--was opened for its eighth year yesterday (Saturday).

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    The Zambia Trade Fair--attracting commercial exhibits from Africa, Europe and the Soviet Union--was opened for its eighth year yesterday (Saturday).

    On this occasion the site is at the copperbelt town of Ndola. President Julius Nyerere of Tanzania--his country is one of the foreign exhibitors--travelled to Ndola to perform the official opening. But before the ceremonies, he toured the site with Zambia's President Kenneth Kaunda.

    After a surprising increase in public attendance figures last year, the fair has been expanded in size. Among the ten international pavilions this year, there are four new exhibitors: Yugoslavia, Rumania, Swaziland and Botswana.

    SYNOPSIS: Zambia's President Kaunda conducts President Nyerere of Tanzania round his country's annual showplace of international commerce. It's the eighth Zambia Trade Fair, being held this year in the copperbelt town of Ndola. Prior to Saturday's official opening, performed by President Nyerere, the two leaders toured the site.

    One of the biggest domestic exhibits seen by the two Presidents was the stand of Zambia Railways. Last year, the organisers of the fair were surprised by a big increase in public attendance, so this year there are more attractions than ever.

    One non-commercial exhibit was devoted to preserving the environment. It was a zoo organised by the Wildlife Conservation Society of Zambia. Another big attraction for children was a model railway routed to give visitors a circular tour of the fair.

    The Soviet Union had one of ten international pavilions at the fair. Four foreign countries--Yugoslavia, Rumania, Swaziland and Botswana-- ware making their first appearance.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAJHP8DF46PWPPH9HGM83IGM9U
    Media URN:
    VLVAJHP8DF46PWPPH9HGM83IGM9U
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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