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France's First Lady Brigitte Macron to name baby panda


France's First Lady Brigitte Macron to name baby panda

France, Dec 02 (ANI): French President Emmanuel Macron's wife Brigitte Macron will officially name a panda cub at a zoo in southern France. The naming ceremony of this tiny panda cub will serve as an unlikely setting for international diplomacy.

France's First Lady Brigitte Macron, who is also the godmother to the new panda, will be joined by Chinese officials to choose a new name. The 4-month-old cub, until now referred to as "Mini Yuan Zi" after his father was the first to be born in France after his parents arrived in 2012.

Their arrival was hailed as a sign of warming diplomatic ties between Paris and Beijing. The official naming ceremony for the panda cub will take place on December 4.

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