Two West African countries become autonomous republics within the French community
Nouakchott, Mauretania (aka Mauritania) and St. Louis du Senegal, Senegal.
Various shots of assembly that decided that Mauritania should be part of the French community, personalities present include Prime Minister Mr. Hokhtar ould Daddah and Assembly President Mr. Sidi el Moktar. AV. St. Louis du Senegal. CU. African Guard of Honour. LS. Personality being met from aircraft. MS. woman carrying bowl on head, on her dress is a picture of General de Gaulle. CU. tradesman holding up rug, on it is a picture of General de Gaulle. Various shots of assembly which decided St. Louis du Senegal should be part of the French Community, personalities present include, Prime Minister Mamadou Dias, President of the Assembly, Mr. Senghor and Mr. Lami, French Governor of Senegal.