H.E. The President of the Republic, Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, meets representatives of the Maltese community in France, 4 October 2017

Reference Number:  , Press Release Issue Date: Oct 06, 2017

President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca addressed an event hosted by the Embassy of Malta in Paris, which brought together officials from the Government of France, Ambassadors resident in Paris, entrepreneurs and members of the Maltese community in France.  

During her address, President Coleiro Preca recalled the historic ties between Malta and France and urged all those present to contribute to strengthen the social, political, and cultural friendships between the two countries.  Her Excellency appealed for the attainment of shared goals and the addressing of global challenges by promoting ideals of solidarity and respect.

President Coleiro Preca, who was also accompanied by Mr Edgar Preca, were given a particularly warm welcome by members of the several Maltese community associations based in France, as well as a number of families who along the decades proudly retained their Maltese ancestry.

The President was in Paris to address the Global Women’s Forum Meeting as keynote speaker.

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