France at the 4th Singapore Airshow
The fourth edition of the Singapore Air Show is held from 11 to 16 February. France is widely represented at the "French Pavilion", under the GIFAS group (French Aerospace Industries Association), which showcases miore than 30 companies (PMEs and large enterprises).
On 11 and 12 February, the Ambassador of France to Singapore, Mr Benjamin Dubertret met the representatives of the French enterprises which were exhibitors at the Singapore Airshow 2014. In addition, His Excellency participated in numerous official visits by members of the Singaporean government (Minister for Defence, Minister for Transport...) to the French booths.
During this Airshow and to celebrate the cooperation between France and Singapore, the Embassy of France, in association with GIFAS, organised a cocktail reception on 11 February at the French Residence for more than a hundred French and Singaporean guests from the aeronautical industry, including the President of GIFAS, Mr Marwan Lahoud.
This reception also honoured the presence of the Secretary General for Defence and National Security (SGDSN), Mr Francis Delon, and Engineer-General Stephane Reb, Director of the International Directorate of the DGA (General Directorate for Armament) from the French Ministry of Defence