• Short Summary

    SENIOR BUSINESSMEN IN SENEGAL WERE INVITED TO A MEETING IN DAKAR AT THE WEEKEND TO DISCUSS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES IN THE SEVEN REGIONS OF THE COUNTRY.

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    MEETING IN PROGRESS; MR. COLLIN ADDRESSING DELEGATES.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: SENIOR BUSINESSMEN IN SENEGAL WERE INVITED TO A MEETING IN DAKAR AT THE WEEKEND TO DISCUSS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES IN THE SEVEN REGIONS OF THE COUNTRY.

    THE MEETING, HELD AT THE DAKAR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, WAS UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF PRESIDENT SENGHOR. ALSO ATTENDING WERE SEVERAL MINISTERS, INCLUDING THE MINISTER OF FINANCE, MR. JEAN COLLIN, AND MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS.

    THE MEETING WAS CHAIRED BY A BUSINESSMAN, MR. OUSMANE SEYDI. HE SAID THE AIM OF THE MEETING WAS TO PUT WILLING MEN AT THE DISPOSAL OF INDUSTRIES KEEN IN ASSISTING IN SENEGAL'S ECONOMIC ADVANCEMENT. HE OUTLINED VARIOUS PROPOSALS TO BE CONSIDERED AT THE CONFERENCE AIMED AT ENHANCING SENEGAL'S DEVELOPMENT.

    THE MINISTER OF FINANCE SAID PRIORITY MUST BE GIVEN TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF SENEGAL'S RURAL INDUSTRIES. HE SAID THE WAY TO BUILD SOCIALISM IN THE COUNTRY WAS BY DEVELOPMENT OF PRIMARY INDUSTRY. HE WENT ON TO PRAISE FREE ENTERPRISE, AND PROMISED GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR LOCAL BUSINESSMEN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB1AZ2UVAHMSGHU6XWY5R5JLWM
    Media URN:
    VLVAB1AZ2UVAHMSGHU6XWY5R5JLWM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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