France to invest 325 mln euros in Haiti

15:41, June 15, 2010      

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Ambassador of France to Haiti Didier Le Bret said on Monday that his country will invest 325 million euros (about 398 million dollars) in the coming two years in Haiti.

Le Bret said France will aid the country on education, infrastructure and attraction of foreign investments.

He said the government of France allowed 40 million euros (about 49 million dollars) to lighten Haiti’s budget after the earthquake on Jan. 12, which killed at least 300,000 people.

Le Bret and Dominican Republic representative to Haiti Ronald Ruveltrand headed the donation of a convoy of 112 vehicles for the Haitian Police on Monday at Haina port in the east of the Dominican Republic.

The Dominican authorities organized the logistic service to transport the equipments to Haiti.

The Dominican troops guarded the convoy, which departed on Monday night to Haiti.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:祁澍文)

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