Official visit of Matthias Fekl, French Minister of State [fr]
On Friday, February 17, 2017, French Minister of State Matthias Fekl was in New York for an official visit.
As French Minister of State for Foreign Trade, the Promotion of Tourism and French Nationals Abroad, Matthias Fekl took advantage of his New York visit to meet with key actors from the economic and tourism sectors.
After presiding the Advisory Board of Atout France USA the French agency for the development of tourism, Mr. Fekl met with journalists from Travel Weekly, Recommend Magazine and Meetings and Conventions, to discuss the new challenges facing French tourism.
Accompanied by Consul General Anne-Claire Legendre, he also met with Jean Tirole, winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in economics, for a conversation on the global economic situation.
Later that afternoon, Mr. Fekl was invited by Bloomberg TV for a live interview about France’s economic situation and the new challenges of its foreign trade.
Watch the interview here: