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    COMMENTARY NOTES: LUSAKA, Capital City of our country, is well ahead in Zambia's Building boom.


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    ROLL ONE 186 ft PLUS X

    MLS The Land Bank

    LS General Scene, Cairo Road - Lusaka's main thoroughfare.

    LS New Barclay's Bank Building - Cairo Road.

    LS British High Commission Offices.

    MS American Ambassador's residence.

    LS Staff Training and Law College (Zambia Civil Service).

    MS Private residential building.

    MLS Private house, newly built, Sunningdale Estate, Lusaka.

    MS Private housing - ditto -

    MS High Density housing - Lusaka.

    LS New School built for the Ministry of Education.

    LS Cigarette factory Lusaka, Light Industry.

    MCS Light Industry - Knitting Mills sign.

    CS Central African Bag Co., sign.

    CS Pan African Construction Ltd., Sign.

    BCU Light Steel Co., Sign.

    BCU Barr's Aerated Waters. Sign.

    LS Cairo Road. Chester House, Woodgate House and New Bank in that order away from camera.

    ROLL TWO 200 ft XX

    MS His Worship, The Mayor of Lusaka, introduces the item.

    1. (Take 2. to be used please. This is the first take on the roll and Mag. Track - this has been marked. The Mayor spoke 4 paragraphs in front of the camera - only the first and second paragraphs are to be used. The last words of these paras are "...and now under way, totals four million pounds...").

    2. (please cut this sequence in after the general scene of Cairo Road to allow the commentator time to introduce the Mayor before he comes on the screen.


    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: COMMENTARY NOTES: LUSAKA, Capital City of our country, is well ahead in Zambia's Building boom.

    With fourteen and a half million pounds of building plans passed by the City Council since 1957. His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Whitson Banda has this to day.............

    (Insert Mayor)
    This is Lusaka in 165...............

    Financial confidence in Zambia is shown by this fine new commercial bank rapidly approaching completion on Lusaka's main thoroughfare, Cairo Road.

    The World's embassies have come to the city with large demands for offices and housing......representative are these offices for the British High Commission, and the American Ambassador's residence.

    The training of Zambia's Civil Service has been catered for in this modern residential college..........
    While housing for Zambia's growing commercial population brings to Lusaka new housing estates set in beautiful surroundings.

    Airy modern houses for the workers....part of Government's plan to speed up the building of new high density housing .... and schools for the coming generations of Zambians.

    The standard of living rises, and new industries establish themselves in Lusaka - Clothing........Packaging......Construction Steelwork....... and refreshment for the thirsty workers.

    This is the heart of Zambia........in this ever changing skyline is seen the promise the future holds for its citizens.

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