Prince Albert II of Monaco Attends a Ceremony in Paris. Plus, Other News. (VIDEO)

palaisprincierOn Friday, January 17, 2014, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco arrived at the Hôtel des Arts et Métiers  in Paris, France to attend a “…diplomatic corps ceremony…”  

In other news, the Palais Princier issued a press release regarding the upcoming construction of the extension on the sea:

“H.S.H. Prince Albert selected Bouygues Travaux Publics, a group with which the Monégasque government will begin negotiating construction of the extension on the sea at Le Portier.

Two groups remained on the short list: Bouygues Travaux Publics and Vinci Concessions, respectively first and second after a preliminary selection by the Administrative Departments concerned.

These major groups were selected for their know-how, technical competency and the financial guarantees necessary to complete this project.

From now on, a period not exceeding 18 months will begin at the end of which the State and the selected Group will have to find a final agreement on the full construction project.”

Skip to the 7:45 mark to watch a news report regarding the Diplomatic Corps ceremony.

Photo courtesy of the Palais Princier