1979 – Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

1-7 August 1979

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 1979 was the fifth Meeting of the Heads of Government of the Commonwealth of Nations. 39 countries attended the meeting. It was held in Lusaka, Zambia, between 1 August 1979 and 7 August 1979, and was hosted by that country’s President, Kenneth Kaunda.

Issues discussed at the conference included the situation in Rhodesia, the armed conflicts in Indo-China, the global growth of the refugee problem, the situation in Cyprus and Southern Africa. Mr Shridath Ramphal was re-appointed as Commonwealth Secretary-General during the meeting. The Lusaka Declaration of the Commonwealth on Racism and Racial Prejudice was issued at the end of the CHOGM, including a special declaration condemning apartheid.

The Conference coincided with the 1979 Royal Tour.

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Zambia Printing Company

Zambia Printing Company

Lusaka

The Zambia Printing Company was established in 1965 by the Government of the Republic of Zambia. The entity was affiliated with Zambia Publishing Company as a holding company.

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Postcards: Zambia Printing Company – Type II

Zambia Printing Company

Type II

No.sDescriptionEarliest PMK Date
N/AElephants18/07/1980
N/ARhino13/10/1986

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Postcards: Zambia Printing Company – Type I

Zambia Printing Company

Type I

No.sDescriptionEarliest PMK Date
N/AElephants07/09/1977
N/AGiraffe
N/AKudu
N/AZambian Curio

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Postcards: Unity Press – Type III

Unity Press

Type III

No.sDescriptionEarliest PMK Date
N/AVictoria Falls - Zambia09.03.1985

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Postcards: Monterey Printing and Packaging Ltd – Type IIIA

Monterey Printing and Packaging Ltd

Type IIIA

No.sDescriptionEarliest PMK Date
N/AA Lunda/Luvale Makishi dance...04/07/2001

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Postcards: Monterey Printing and Packaging Ltd – Type III

Monterey Printing and Packaging Ltd

Type III

 

No.sDescriptionEarliest PMK Date
N/AA Lunda/Luvale Makishi dance...06/12/1988
N/AA Lunda/Luvale Makishi dance...29/07/1985

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Postcards: Monterey Printing and Packaging Ltd – Type II

Monterey Printing and Packaging Ltd

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No.sDescriptionEarliest PMK Date
N/AHippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) Luangwa Valley, Zambia11/01/1981
N/ALioness (Panthera leo) Zambia10/07/1980

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Postcards: Monterey Printing and Packaging Ltd – Type I

Monterey Printing and Packaging Ltd

Type I

No.sDescriptionEarliest PMK Date
N/ADag Hammarskjoeld Crash Site, Ndola, Zambia24/07/1973
N/ADag Hammarskjoeld Crash Site, Ndola, Zambia

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