Podgorica, Montenegro (12 December 2014) — Prime Minister of Montenegro Milo Đukanović met Thursday in Paris with heads of leading French companies in the field of tourism.
At the meeting held at the French Foreign Ministrys, under the auspices of Special Representative for the Western Balkans Alain Richard, Prime Minister Đukanović made a presentation about tourism and development potentials of Montenegro to representatives of the Paris Inn Group, Orex Loisirs, Vinci airport, Vichiya, D’Aquio Thermes and other French companies. They voiced particular interest in the partnership regarding modernisation of airports, as well as the overall tourist services, and voiced willingness of the French state to encourage investment and economic cooperation in order to deepen economic ties between the two countries.
At the meeting with Montenegro’s Prime Minister, President of the French Parliament Claude Bartolone said that this visit will give new impetus to the relations between Montenegro and France, the two country linked by historic alliance and common European values.
Strong support for Montenegro’s EU and NATO bid was repeated during the PM Đukaonović ‘s meeting, Mr Bartolone welcomed the efforts of Montenegro in the integration process, as well as Montenegro’s role of a stability and prosperity factor in the Balkans.
They also discussed regional situation, especially in the context of providing the possibility for the Western Balkan to build its security and economic perspective within European and Euro-Atlantic institutions.
Source: Government of Montenegro