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The Monaco Economic Board has reported that 30 member companies took part in a series of presentations and round tables during the visit to Moscow of HSH Prince Albert and high-ranking members of the government during the first week of October.
Two conferences and a networking lunch were hosted by the Economic Board on October 6 in the Russian capital’s Ritz Carlton. Meanwhile, the Tourist and Convention Bureau organised an evening with the theme “Destination Monaco” targeting the tourism professionals of the Russian federation.
The diplomatic and cultural events during the week included the opening by Prince Albert and President Putin of the exhibition “Grimaldi and Romanov, three centuries of history”.
Monaco has a new bailiff, or huissier as known locally, who was sworn in earlier this week.
General crime rates in the Principality dropped by a significant 16% between the years 2016 and 2019, and street crime by an impressive 52%.
As part of the newly approved Palais Honoria housing project, a gantry will be installed above Boulevard de Belgique, creating temporary traffic impediments in the area.
Thomas Fouilleron, Director of Archives and Prince's Palace Library, and Colonel Tony Varo, Superior Commander of the Public Force, have been distinguished by the French High Authorities.