Minister-president Bourgeois in Dresden on first mission of the year

Thursday, 12 January, 2017 - 15:05
Minister-presidenten Bourgeois en Tillich

Minister-president Geert Bourgeois started the new year with a mission to Dresden in the German state of Saxony on 10 and 11 January. Minister-president Bourgeois wants to bring the two regions closer together and explore to future cooperation opportunities. 

Saxony was just over 4 million people, about the same size as Flanders. And just as in Flanders, the Saxon economy is thriving by focusing on by more advanced technological applications, i.e. the so-called fourth industrial revolution. 

Minister-president Bourgeois met his Saxon colleague Stanislaw Tillich. In the presence of some 100 Saxon entrepreneurs, they participated together in a panel discussion on economic cooperation, industry 4.0 and the importance of free trade. 

Furthermore the Minister of State for Federal Affairs and Europe, Fritz Jaeckel received the Flemish delegation. 

General Representation of the Government of Flanders in Germany


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