Brought to you by: Monaco Life
The Government of Monaco and BNP Paribas Monaco signed a partnership agreement on Wednesday, February 1, to assist Monegasque students with access to borrowing facilities.
Agreed by Mr Jean Castellini, Minister of Finance and Economy, and Mrs Marie-Claire Capobianco, Director of BDDF (Retail Banking in France) and a Member of the Executive Committee of the BNP Paribas Group, the accord is designed to meet the objectives of the government to help and support Monegasque students throughout their higher education.
This is the first banking establishment in Monaco to be approved for the programme. Other partnerships will be concluded soon, the government said in a press release.
The French government is still banking on lifting the current restrictions on 3rd May, a mid-May reopening of restaurant terraces and a return to school at the end of April.
Residents of the Principality aged 45 and over are now being invited to get their Covid vaccination. Meanwhile, home-tests are now being stocked in pharmacies in Monaco.
Monaco has been earmarked as the home for a new private viewing space by Zurich-based gallerists Hauser and Wirth who will hold their inaugural show in June.
The Grand Ball of Princes and Princesses celebrates its fifth year in June, bringing the magic from days of old to life for one night only at the Hôtel de Paris.