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Xavier Bettel embarks on ICT mission to New York

28.06.2015 From our online archive
Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel on Sunday embarked on a three-day trip to New York to learn more about the latest trends in the ICT sector.

(CS) Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel on Sunday embarked on a three-day trip to New York to learn more about the latest trends in the ICT sector.

Following a visit to the US West Coast, including meetings in Silicon Valley, at the start of the year, Bettel is now taking a trip to the East Coast.

He is set to meet with US and Luxembourg companies to discuss the latest trends, developmnents and opportunities in the digital sector. The Prime Minister will also use the opportunity to discuss the Luxembourg priorities during the upcoming EU presidency, which include efforts to push the single digital market further.

ICT has been identified as a key emerging pillar of the Luxembourg economy, with the government undertaking numerous efforts to promote the sector in the Grand Duchy. These include, for example, the Digital Luxembourg strategy and efforts to support a growing start-up community in the country, especially in the area of FinTech.