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The Strategic Council for Attractiveness held its plenary meeting on Wednesday, November 29, in the presence of the Sovereign Prince.
The Minister of State, in his introduction, said: “A withdrawal into ourselves would be dangerous for the Principality, we must all be aware of the essential contribution of residents and foreign investors and have in mind that attractiveness must remain at the heart of our identity.”
The presidents of the various Commissions related the main scope of their work: the confidentiality and moral responsibility of the financial sector, evolution of texts in matters of trusts and inheritance, the creation of an observatory of rents, definition of marketable surfaces, improvement of the real estate offer, definition of a strategy in the field of art, development of auctions, highlighting the common “Monaco” brand and multiplication of local and connected services.
The also discussed facilitation of the welcome and integration of new residents, coordination of mobility efforts, reform of the status of ships and the modernisation of Port Hercule.
Frédéric Genta, Head of Retail at Google France, gave a presentation on the digital revolution underway globally.
Finally, Jean Castellini, Minister of Finance and Economy, made a presentation on MonacoTech, the Government’s Incubator and Accelerator Startup program.
Now more than ever, health is at the forefront of everyone’s minds. On 7th April, we have an opportunity to thank the nurses and midwives of the Principality during World Health Day 2020.
Monaco’s support workers caring for the most vulnerable in the community are making heroic efforts to maintain vital ties to the elderly and disabled, whilst trying to remain safe themselves during the crisis.
Since confinement began on 18th March, the Monaco police force has made 11,000 traffic checks on drivers entering the Principality.
Prince Albert has warned the National Council that its criticism of his government’s management of the Covid-19 pandemic is unnecessarily escalating the tension and uncertainty surrounding the crisis.