New Executive VP Leclerc Meets PM Salwai

Ambassador Bernard Leclerc and PM Salwai. Photo: Bruno Mancel

Hungarian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary H.E.M. Bernard Leclerc has had the chance to present himself and his intentions as the New Executive Vice-President of The Pacific Development Foundation Committee on May 1st, during an audience of more than one hour with Prime Minister Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas.

Also present was MP Marc Ati from Luganville, Santo.

H.E.M. Leclerc was able to discuss his projects with the Foundation on the country’s medical needs as well as educative sector requirements.

Ambassador Leclerc said the Foundation will be working closely with the Red Cross to ensure remedial action is being carried out according to the Foundation’s framework action plan.

In terms of medicative support, the Ambassador mentioned the assistance of Doctor Marc Gentilini who is a professor of French medicine and a specialist in infectious and tropical diseases.

Hence, Doctor Gentilini will join the Foundation in supporting our country through a more advance ideological level of apprehending the various uses of medicine.

PM Salwai took the chance to explain in detail the needs of the country in improving treatments for diabetics, cancers and other forms of diseases.

The Ambassador emphasised the need for training at the medical level, advising the Government to sign a training agreement with the Dean of the Catholic University of Medicine and Maïeutics of Lille, France, that he had already met previously about Vanuatu.

All in all, PM Salwai assured Ambassador Leclerc of his unwavering support.

Ambassador Leclerc claimed he will return in September to focus and execute more groundwork, with the obligation of servicing the people and building relationships with national partners and the Government.

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