Friday, March 6, 2015

French President Visits Luxembourg

Photo: 2015 SIP / Charles Caratini
Bienvenue, Monsieur le Président: François Hollande, the President of France, was in Luxembourg for an official visit today. He was welcomed by Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa with military honours in front of the palais grand-ducal this morning. This was followed by a private meeting in the palace. After the laying of a wreath of flowers at the Monument National de la Solidarité Luxembourgeoise, President Hollande also had political and economic meetings. In the afternoon, he visited SES, a global satellite owner and operator based in Betzdorf, as well as the Belval-branch of the University of Luxembourg. He was accompanied by the Grand Duke for those visits.

Pictures and videos of the day at Wort, Tageblatt, L'essentiel, RTL and the cour.

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