Today Matthias Fekl, minister of state for foreign trade, the promotion of tourism, and French nationals abroad, welcomed Costa Rica’s foreign trade minister, Alexander Mora. Mr. Mora’s visit coincides with the OECD’s Ministerial Week and the Week of Latin America and the Caribbean in France.
Mr. Fekl assured Mr. Mora of France’s support for Costa Rica’s membership in the OECD. On the bilateral level, they stressed the need to diversify and strengthen our economic ties, particularly in the area of sustainable development. Also discussed was the opening, on November 2, of a direct Air France Paris-San José air link and the prospects for expanding cooperation on tourism.