French Secretary Of State Alain Joyandet In Haiti

Fouye - September 10 2008, 7:02 AM

French secretary of state for cooperation Alain Joyandet was in the city of Gonaives Haiti this week. He toured the city in a UN truck.

News report say that he was confronted by a crowd of anxious locals near the Gonaives cathedral.

Alain Joyandet did not get too specific but he did promise that aid will be coming to Haiti from France and Europe.

Alain Joyandet is a French politician who was appointed Minister of State for Cooperation and Francophony in the government of François Fillon on March 18, 2008. Prior to that, he was CEO of the Société nouvelle des éditions comtoises (SNEC), a publisher of weekly newspapers and journals.

He is a journalist by training (wikipedia).

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