François Fillon

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French Prime minister Francois Fillon visits the project of the 'Cité... News PhotoCite du Cinema,France,François Fillon,Frederic Mitterrand,French Culture,Government,Horizontal,Mayor,Paris - France,Politics,Prime Minister,Saint-Denis - Paris,Seine-St-Denis,Visit,WorkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPFrench Prime minister Francois Fillon (C) visits the project of the 'Cité du Cinéma' (City of the Cinema) with Seine-Saint-Denis deputy Patrick Braouzec (3rdL), Saint-Ouen mayor Jacqueline Rouillon (L), Urban Development Minister Maurice Leroy (R) and Culture Minister Frederic Mitterrand (2ndR) as part of the 'Grand Paris' (the'Greater Paris') project on January 16, 2012 in Saint-Denis, outside Paris. The French National Assembly on December 1, 2009 passed a bill setting in motion a master plan to create a 'Greater Paris' with a new 40-station metro line connecting the capital to its gritty suburbs. The legislation outlining the 21-billion-euro (32-billion-dollar) infrastructure project was adopted by a vote of 299 to 216 and is due to go before the Senate for final approval in February. AFP PHOTO BERTRAND GUAY (Photo credit should read BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)