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Pondy CM wants French President to visit Union Territory

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

Chief Minister today appealed to the French to ensure that President Emmanuel Macron included in his itinerary during his forthcoming visit to in December.

Narayanasamy was addressing a team of French officials and delegates at the inauguration of a one-day conference on 'Smart City Project for Puducherry' organised by Smart City Development Limited here.

He urged French Ambassador to Alexandre Ziegler to ensure that was part of the itinerary of Macron visiting in December this year.

"We will also request the Centre in this regard and I also request the Ambassador to ensure that the President visited Puducherry, a former French colony," he said.

Among those present at the inauguration of the conference was Consul General of France in Catherine Suard.

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First Published: Mon, October 09 2017. 20:13 IST