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    M. DANIEL CABOU, THE MINISTER OF COMMERCE, INDUSTRY AND LABOUR IN SENEGAL, LAST WEEK VISITED?

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    MINSTER GREETED; TALKS TO STAFF; TOURS FACTORY; ADDRESSES STAFF; PRESENTS AWARDS.




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    Background: M. DANIEL CABOU, THE MINISTER OF COMMERCE, INDUSTRY AND LABOUR IN SENEGAL, LAST WEEK VISITED THE NEW SOAP FACTORIES OF WEST AFRICA AND PRESENTED AWARDS TO 16 EMPLOYEES. M. CABOU INSPECTED THE VARIOUS PROCESSES OF SOAP-MAKING AND PRAISED THE COMPANY'S EFFORTS TO MODERNISE THE INDUSTRY IN SENEGAL.

    THE DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY, M. FREDERICK NORGAARD ACCOMPANIED THE MINISTER ON HIS TOUR AND EXPLAINED THE PROCESSES EMPLOYED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF SOAP.

    LATER, IN A SPEECH AT THE PRESENTATION CEREMONY, M. NORGAARD EXPRESSED HIS DEEP GRATITUDE TO THE MINISTER FOR HIS EFFORTS IN AIDING THE COMPANY TO PLAY THEIR PART IN THE SENEGALESE ECONOMY. HE SPOKE OF THE PERFECT CO-OPERATION BETWEEN HIS ENTERPRISE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND ADDED, "OUR MUTUAL EFFORTS ALLOW US TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE STRENGTHENING OF THE SENEGALESE ECONOMY."
    M. NORGAARD SAID THAT HIS ORGANISATION LOOKED FORWARD TO THE FORMATION OF LARGE ECONOMIC CO-OPERATIVE BODIES, FOR WHICH THE FOUNDATIONS WERE LAID IN A RECENT MEETING OF THE SENEGAL RIVER COMMITTEE.

    HE ALSO TOLD THE MINISTER THAT A NEW FACTORY IS AT PRESENT BEING BUILT TO UTILISE THE SECONDARY PRODUCTS OF GLYCERINE AND SAID THAT THIS WILL SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF THE SOAP AND CREATE A NEW AVENUE FOR EMPLOYMENT.

    IN REPLY, M. CABOU PRAISED THE DIRECTOR AND HIS ORGANISATION FOR THEIR DETERMINATION AND EFFORTS IN MODERNISING AND STREAMLINING THEIR ECONOMY. HE TOO SPOKE OF THE CO-OPERATION EXISTING BETWEEN THE MINISTRY AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISE.

    IN PRESENTING THE AWARDS TO THE FACTORY EMPLOYEES, M. CABOU SAID THAT THE GOVERNMENT WAS PROUD OF THEIR EFFORTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA485V7NOFITJFE8LNZPZJ8ZW9A
    Media URN:
    VLVA485V7NOFITJFE8LNZPZJ8ZW9A
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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