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    A GHANAIAN ECONOMIC DELEGATION, LED BY MR. AMMANUEL OMAMBOE, CHAIRMAN OF THE ECONOMIC COMMITTEE OF?

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    DELEGATION ARRIVAL AT LONDON AIRPORT; DELEGATION WITH MR. BOTTOMLEY, COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY




    Initials RGM/V&B/CR/SGM



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    Background: A GHANAIAN ECONOMIC DELEGATION, LED BY MR. AMMANUEL OMAMBOE, CHAIRMAN OF THE ECONOMIC COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL, ARRIVED IN LONDON TODAY (THURSDAY). THEY ARE TO ATTEND TALKS ABOUT A RE-ARRANGEMENT OF GHANA'S FOREIGN DEBT COMMITMENTS.

    GHANA'S INTERNATIONAL CREDITORS WILL BE AT THE MEETING - BEGINNING OF 1 JUNE - TO DISCUSS THE QUESTION OF THE COUNTRY'S FOREIGN DEBT COMMITMENTS, SAID TOT TOTAL ABOUT 250 MILLION STERLING.

    OFFICIALS OF FOURTEEN COUNTRIES, LISTED BY THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND AS CREDITORS,WILL BE AT THE MEETING, WHICH IS EXPECTED TO LAST FOR TWO DAYS. THEY ARE - GERMANY, HOLLAND, FRANCE, YUGOSLAVIA, JAPAN, NORWAY, BELGIUM, ITALY, CANADA, THE UNITED STATES, BRITAIN, THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, ISRAEL ADN AUSTRALIA.

    SWITZERLAND HAS ALSO BEEN INVITED WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND AND THE WORLD BANK.

    THE GHANAIAN DELEGATION BEGAN WORK AT ONCE WITH TALKS WITH OFFICIALS OF GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS, INCLUDING THE TREASURY AND THE BANK OF ENGLAND. THEY ALSO CALLED ON MR ARTHUR BOTTOMLEY, BRITAIN'S COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA9KDCZ94JCTLB1X8WCJOZ9WTQ
    Media URN:
    VLVAA9KDCZ94JCTLB1X8WCJOZ9WTQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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