• Short Summary

    A TOP LEVEL MEETING BETWEEN MEMBERS OF THE RECENTLY FORMED TANZANIA ZAMBIA ROAD SERVICES CORPORATION WAS HELD IN DAR-ES-SALAAM ON FRIDAY.

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    TREASURY BUILDING; MEETING IN PROGRESS; DIRECTORS AND REPRESENTATIVES.




    Initials GHB/VS/MGT/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A TOP LEVEL MEETING BETWEEN MEMBERS OF THE RECENTLY FORMED TANZANIA ZAMBIA ROAD SERVICES CORPORATION WAS HELD IN DAR-ES-SALAAM ON FRIDAY.

    THE GOVERNMENTS OF TANZANIA AND ZAMBIA EACH HOLD 35 PER CENT OF THE SHARES IN THE GBP5 MILLION CORPORATION, WHILE THE ITALIAN FIAT COMPANY, WHOSE TRUCKS WILL BE USED, HOLD THE REMAINING 30 PER CENT.

    THE PROJECT HAS BEEN INITIATED TO BOOST THE TRAFFIC OF ZAMBIA'S EXPORTS AND IMPORTS VIA THE PORT OF DAR-ES-SALAAM, AND WHEN FULLY IMPLEMENTED IT IS HOPED TO MOVE ABOUT 100,000 TONS OF PETROL, OIL AND LUBRICANTS SOUTH ANNUALLY, AND 200,000 TONS OF GENERAL CARGO IN BOTH DIRECTIONS.

    THE MEETING WAS ATTENDED BY DIRECTORS OF THE CORPORATION FROM ZAMBIA AND TANZANIA, AND BY MEMBERS OF THE FIAT COMPANY.

    TANZANIA'S MEMBERS OF THE BOARD ARE MR MBUYA, PRINCIPAL SECRETARY FOR THE MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND WORKS; MR NSEKELA, PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO THE TREASURY; AND MR MKEMBO, PRINCIPAL SECRETARY IN THE MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS AND DEVELOPMENT PLANNING.

    THE ZAMBIAN DIRECTORS ARE MR KASHITA, PERMANENT SECRETARY IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE, AND MR SARDANIS, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

    INCLUDED IN THE DISCUSSIONS AT THE MEETING WERE ASPECTS OF CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION AS APPLIED TO THE OPERATION OF THE CORPORATION.

    THE OPERATION IS SCHEDULED TO START NEXT MONTH WITH 125 FIAT VEHICLES - A FIGURE WHICH IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO 430 VEHICLES WHEN THE SCHEME IS FULLY OPERATIVE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2NW7I6AEW82NPUEAWCOBPYGPL
    Media URN:
    VLVA2NW7I6AEW82NPUEAWCOBPYGPL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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