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Vol 39 No 5

Published 6th March 1998

Côte d'Ivoire

Lions and elephants

Abidjan provided high-level political backing to make a success of the British Week heavily branded with the title ‘Ensemble’ held on 2-8 March, which brought in a large UK delegation led by the President of the British Overseas Trade Board, Sir Martin Laing, who on foreign visits has ministerial status, two delegations of businessmen and a high-level group of City financiers, ingeniously choreographed by veteran showman Dave Stagg - plus sports, music and other cultural representatives.

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