Abu-Ghazaleh Receives French Ambassador to Jordan, Discusses Joint Projects


  • 31-Jan-2019

    Abu-Ghazaleh Receives French Ambassador to Jordan, Discusses Joint Projects

    AMMAN-HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh received in his office the French Ambassador to Jordan HE Mr. David Bertolotti and discussed key regional and joint programs.

    Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh briefed the Ambassador on the progress of establishing La Verticale Foundation, an organization based on common economic, cultural and educational cooperation between Europe Mediterranean and Africa. The Foundation, derived from a program of the French think-tank IPEMED, is being established now in Brussels under the auspices of the EU and will have its headquarters in Paris with Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh as its founding Chairman.

    France has been the focus of Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh during the past four decades; the world famous Opera House “Palais Garnier” in Paris posted the name of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh on one of the main Chandelier post at the “Rampe de l’Empereur” at its entrance  in appreciation for Abu-Ghazaleh's support and dedication to promoting music worldwide. In addition Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh is a member of the Mécènes de l’Opéra de Paris.

    Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh reiterated his pride in receiving Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur (French Legion of Honor) conferred on him by Mr. Robert Mitterrand on behalf of President Francois Mitterrand at the Elysee Palace; in addition to being part of the various events of the French Embassy in Jordan particularly under the active leadership of HE the Ambassador Bertolotti.

    Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh, an avid supporter of the educational sector is also proud of working with many French entities.  He is a member of the Advisory Steering Committee of the Institut Francais de Jordanie.

    He also stated that TAG-Org is in the final steps for a fully-fledged liaison office in Paris for the various services presented by the global group to be added to its 110+ offices around the world.

    Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh applauded France's continued support to Jordan's economy and culture which contributed in enhancing the Kingdom's key sectors in face of the various challenges.

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