• Short Summary

    EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA ON TUESDAY OPENED A 17-NATION EXHIBITION OF SMALL-SCALE INDUSTRIES AS PART OF THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR AFRICA (ECA) IN ADDIS ABABA.

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    HAILE SELASSIE AND OTHER GUESTS AT EXHIBITION; HAILE SELASSIE OPENING EXHIBITION; GROUP LOOKING AT EXHIBITION.




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    Background: EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA ON TUESDAY OPENED A 17-NATION EXHIBITION OF SMALL-SCALE INDUSTRIES AS PART OF THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR AFRICA (ECA) IN ADDIS ABABA. UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL U THANT, DELEGATES AND OBSERVERS TO THE ECA SESSION AND DIPLOMATS ATTENDED THE OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION.

    IN A SPEECH TO VISITORS TO THE EXHIBITION, THE ETHIOPIAN LEADER CALLED ON AFRICAN COUNTRIES TO PRODUCE LARGER VARIETIES AND BIGGER QUANTITIES OF GOODS DOMESTICALLY. HE ASKED AFRICAN NATIONS TO RE-DOUBLE THEIR EFFORTS TO ACHIEVE GREATER SELF-RELIANCE THROUGH THE EFFICIENT UTILISATION OF FINANCIAL RESOURCES AND SKILLS AVAILABLE, AND BY ADAPTING METHODS AND TECHNIQUES THAT HAD PROVED USEFUL ELSEWHERE.

    COUNTRIES FROM AFRICA, ASIA, EUROPE, THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AMERICA ARE TAKING PART IN THE EXHIBITION. MR. ROBERT CARDINER, EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF THE ECA, ALSO MADE A SPEECH AT THE EXHIBITION.

    THE INTENTION OF THE EXHIBITION IS TO FOCUS ATTENTION ON THE IMPORTANCE AND SIGNIFICANCE OF SMALL-SCALE INDUSTRIES ON THE ECONOMIES OF AFRICAN COUNTRIES. IT WAS ALSO MEANT TO SHOW EXAMPLES OF WHAT INDIVIDUAL COUNTRIES HAVE ACHIEVED WITH LOW INVESTMENT COSTS IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND PROMOTION OF THESE COUNTRIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9R5DB4ZEPA0YU5UU71OV8SM70
    Media URN:
    VLVA9R5DB4ZEPA0YU5UU71OV8SM70
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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