Visit to Lebanon by Pascal Canfin - Conference on Decentralized Cooperation (October 1 to 2, 2012)
Pascal Canfin, Minister Delegate for Development, will visit Lebanon from October 1 to 2 for the Conference on Franco-Lebanese Decentralized Cooperation which will take place under the patronage and in the presence of Prime Minister Najib Mikati.
Pascal Canfin will meet Prime Minister Najib Mikati and Economy Minister Nicolas Nahas, with whom he will discus the main aspects of our bilateral cooperation.
He will visit the site of the future urban cultural center in Beirut (Beit Beirut/ The Yellow House), a project that symbolizes Franco-Lebanese decentralized cooperation, co-financed by the city of Paris, the municipality of Beirut and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The minister delegate for development will also have a working meeting with the local teams of the French Development Agency and will meet the Head of the EU Delegation, Ms. Angeline Eichhorst.
This visit will provide an opportunity to reaffirm the bonds of friendship between France and Lebanon, to which the local authorities make a valuable contribution.