• Short Summary

    Mr. Samuel Okiki Sarr, Gambia's first accredited Ambassador to Liberia since Gambia became a Republic,?

  • Description

    1.
    GV Executive Mansion
    0.06

    2.
    SV PAN Ambassador's car arrives, and he gets out (2 shots)
    0.16

    3.
    CV Guard, ZOOM OUT to guard of honour
    0.30

    4.
    GV Ambassador reviews soldiers
    0.45

    5.
    LV INT. Ambassador reading speech
    0.56

    6.
    CV President Tubman
    0.58

    7.
    CV Official
    1.01

    8.
    SV PAN Ambassador walks across room to present credentials
    1.12



    Initials OS/1135 OS/1140



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Mr. Samuel Okiki Sarr, Gambia's first accredited Ambassador to Liberia since Gambia became a Republic, presented his credentials to President Tubman in a special ceremony at the Executive Mansion in Monrovia on Monday (24 May).

    SYNOPSIS: The Executive Mansion in Monrovia, the Liberian capital, where the new Ambassador from Gambia.... Mr. Samuel Okiki Sarr....arrived on Monday to present his credentials to the President.

    A guard of honour was waiting to greet Mr. Okiki Sarr, who is Gambia's first accredited envoy to Liberia since his country became a Republic last year.

    Mr. Okiki Sarr, accompanied by Chief of Protocol James Morgan and Colonel Robert Gibson, inspected the guard of honour and troops on parade.

    Inside the Executive Mansion the new Gambian Ambassador read out his speech of credence which paid tribute to Liberia's reputation as a peacemaker in what was described as "the great trials of modern African politics," and to President Tubman's leadership.

    Mr. Okiki Sarr then presented his credentials to President Tubman, who wished him a successful mission

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA617H48RCBWFQQGKVL3H45WKFP
    Media URN:
    VLVA617H48RCBWFQQGKVL3H45WKFP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/05/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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