Mozambique's President samora Machel flew into Dar Es Salaam on Sunday (4 July) to take part in Tanzania's Saba Saba celebrations.
GV Mozambique International Aircraft plane taxiing.
SV President Julius Nyerere and officials on tarmac.
SV President Machel down steps and greeted by President Nyerere.
SV Onlookers holding up portrait of Machel near military band.
SV Machel greeting officials.
SV Soldiers dancing
SV AND GV Machel and Nyerere n reviewing stand. (2 shots)
GV Machel speaking at opening ceremony of Saba Saba international trade fair.
SV Machel cutting ceremonial ribbon.
SV People entering and queuing to go into Mozambique pavilion (2 shots)
SV Indian display
GV AND SV INT Officials party inspecting inside of Indian exhibit. (3 shots)
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Background: Mozambique's President samora Machel flew into Dar Es Salaam on Sunday (4 July) to take part in Tanzania's Saba Saba celebrations.
SYNOPSIS: The celebrations started on the first of July and will climax on the seventh of July - the 22nd anniversary of the founding of the Tangayika African National Union (TANU), Tanzania's ruling arty. As mark of esteem, Tanzania's President Julius Nyerere invited his Mozambique counterpart to visit Tanzania as the government's guest-of-honour. When President Machels plane touched down the Tanzanian leader and government officials were on hand to give him a warm welcome. President Machel is popular with Tanzanians and many were at the airport to greet him.
Neighbouring Tanzania and Mozambique have close ties and President Machel is ken to further this relationship by increasing trade arrangements between the two countries. His call for increased trade came later n the day after he had annual trade fair in Dar Es Salaam. He told the crowd that developing countries such as theirs ??? to fight for economic independence.
Political independence was not enough, he said. Afterwards he was shown around exhibits from Zambia, India, Belgium, Tanzania and Mozambique.
India had a particularly interesting display of goods which attracted a lot of attention. In his speech President Machel outlined the benefits of such trade fairs. He said that Africa cold produce more of the items on show and had a ready market among its own people. But more co-operation and proper manufacturing and marketing arrangements needed to be made between countries in the region to make such a plan workable, he said.