Emmanuel Macron

  • France's Macron picks new prime minister to reinvent presidency
    PARIS, July 3 (Reuters): President Emmanuel Macron named Jean Castex, a top civil servant and local mayor who orchestrated France's coronavirus lockdown exit strategy, as his new prime minister on Friday as he acted to reinvent his administration and win back voters.   Castex, 55, hails from the centre-right of French politics and served for two years as the second-highest ranking official in the Elysee Palace during Nicolas Sarkozy's presidency.   An
  • French President Macron to meet Germany's Merkel on June 29
    PARIS, June 24 (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the German town of Meseberg on June 29 to discuss a European economic recovery plan, Macron's office said on Wednesday.   They will also discuss the COVID-19 crisis, environmental issues and other international affairs, added Macron's office.   Macron met Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte earlier this week, and a French presidential official said the meet
  • India-France friendship is unbreakable: Modi
    The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi meeting the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, in France on August 22. (PIB Photo)   Paris, August 23 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the friendship between India and France is unbreakable and the two nations have showed the strength on every stage. Addressing the Indian community at Unesco Headquarters in Paris, Modi said India and France have a century-old friendship and asserted that he was ded