Hakim convenes with French Minister in France, discusses economic affairs

OCTOBER 27, 2014 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Minister of Economy and Trade, Alain Hakim, convened on Monday in France with French Minister of State for Foreign Trade, the Promotion of Tourism and French Nationals Abroad, Matthias Fekl, with discussions focusing on the economic and monetary situation in Lebanon and the effects of political developments on the economy of the region at large.

Hakim and Fekl also talked about French financial aid for Lebanon in light of the Syrian crisis.

Fekl asserted “France’s full support of the Lebanese army.”

In his turn, Hakim asked that France looked positively upon Lebanon in matters of travel and tourism. He noted that Lebanon’s economy and security were on solid grounds.