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French culture sector to get 2 billion euros in aid - PM Castex

The French arts and culture sectors, which have been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis, will get 2 billion euros (US$2.4 billion) in aid as part of the government's economic recovery package, French Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Wednesday.

French culture sector to get 2 billion euros in aid - PM Castex

French PM Castex attends a ceremony in tribute to six humanitarian aid workers, in Orly

PARIS: The French arts and culture sectors, which have been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis, will get 2 billion euros (US$2.4 billion) in aid as part of the government's economic recovery package, French Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Wednesday.

The government's 100 billion euro economic recovery programme will be unveiled on Sept. 3.

(US$1 = 0.8462 euros)

(Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

Source: Reuters

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