GIS – 20 November 2018: The Senator for French citizens living abroad, member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defense and Armed Forces, and Vice-President of the Business Delegation, Mr Olivier Cadic, and the Ambassador of France to Mauritius, Mr Emmanuel Cohet, paid a courtesy call yesterday on the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Mr Ivan Collendavelloo, in Port Louis.
In a statement, Mr Cadic underlined that discussions with the Deputy Prime Minister focused on how both Mauritius and France can work collaboratively as well as complement each other in promoting economic development and enhancing bilateral relations.
Furthermore, the French Senator emphasised the need to identify new areas of cooperation and develop financial, operational and technological synergies with Reunion Island so as to improve economic conditions and enhance the quality of life of the population.
In 2006, Mr Cadic became an elected representative to the Assembly of French Citizens Abroad. He later joined the Assembly of French Citizens Abroad Finance Commission and represented the Assembly on the board of directors of the Agency for French Education Abroad from September 2009 to September 2012.
In May 2014, in London, Mr Cadic led the slate of United French Citizens in the United Kingdom. In September 2014, he became the first Union of Democrats and Independents Senator for French citizens living abroad.
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