Ambassador of France calls on Governor, CM

Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France, accompanied by Jean-marc FENET, minister-counsellor and head, economic relations, Florian Cardinaux, counselor and Romain OTAL, counselor called on Governor N N Vohra at Raj Bhavan here on Saturday, an official spokesman said.
Ambassador of France calls on Governor, CM
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Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France, accompanied by Jean-marc FENET, minister-counsellor and head, economic relations, Florian Cardinaux, counselor and Romain OTAL, counselor called on Governor N N Vohra at Raj Bhavan here on Saturday, an official spokesman said.   

He said the Ambassador discussed with Governor various matters of India- France mutual interest. 

"The Governor suggested to Ambassador to explore, through the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce, the possibility of establishing joint ventures and observed that fruit processing units offered a very good possibility," the spokesman added. 

The French Ambassador also met the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti  here. "They had an extensive discussions on areas of education, economy, tourism and urban infrastructure," he said.

The Chief Minister, according to the spokesman, apprised the visiting envoy of many developmental initiatives by her government to strengthen infrastructure in the state besides boosting sectors like horticulture, handicrafts and tourism. She sought French expertise in tapping Solar energy and lake rejuvenation in the state besides latest technologies in solid waste management.

The French envoy evinced keen interest in the education sector of the State. 

He informed the Chief Minister that student exchange between his country and India has doubled in the last two years. 

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