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NEWS: Monaco marked last Thursday’s tragic event in Nice with a special service at the Cathedral on Saturday morning. Prince Albert and Princess Charlene were joined by representatives of all of the Principality’s major institutions in a moving ceremony of remembrance for the 84 victims and their families.
Archbishop Bernard Barsi, who led the service, told the congregation: “Once again, murderous barbarity has hit innocent people.”
Many public events over the weekend were cancelled as a sign of respect. Security has also been stepped up in the Principality.
French Scientist Jean-Pierre Petit has told MEB members that the world economy has held up surprisingly well despite the health crisis, giving hope to Monegasque investors.
CFM Indosuez has inaugurated an innovative solidarity finance offer with the Oceanographic Institute with a donation of €130,000, 30% of which comes from investors fees.
Entries are now open for the MDO Monte-Carlo Prize, an international award for outstanding companies in terms of innovation, technology, design and sustainability.
The first six months of this year saw strong recovery in most aspects of the economy, however there are sectors that are still struggling with the impact of the Covid pandemic.