Slovak President Ivan Gašparovič received the credentials of the new French Ambassador to Slovakia, Jean-Marie Bruno, on Wednesday, October 13, the TASR newswire reported.
According to Gašparovič, Slovakia enjoys excellent cooperation with France in trade and commerce and that has helped Slovakia overcome the global crisis. He added that there is still room for improvement, however, and Slovakia stands ready for further investments.
Gašparovič reiterated his invitation for the French president to pay a visit to Slovakia. "I hope that a visit from the French President to Slovakia will take place during my term," said Bruno for the TASR newswire. He emphasised that French businessmen have invested heavily in Slovakia and he expressed his conviction that this will continue.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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14. Oct 2010 at 10:00