France's Macron to appoint former health minister as spokesman - BFM TV

  • World
  • Monday, 04 Jul 2022

FILE PHOTO: French Junior Minister of Relations with the Parliament Olivier Veran attends the opening session of the National Assembly in Paris, France, June 28, 2022. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier

PARIS (Reuters) -French President Emmanuel Macron will appoint his former health minister, Olivier Veran, as his government's new spokesman, BFM TV reported on Monday ahead of a wider government reshuffle expected later in the day.

Veran is known as a technocrat who became visible to the public at large as a key minister during the COVID-19 pandemic and steered the country through the larger part of the health crisis.

Subscribe now for a chance to win your dream holiday!

Monthly Plan


Annual Plan


Billed as RM148.00/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only

Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Next In World

World Court says Israel's settlement policies are in breach of international law
Russian court jails US reporter Gershkovich for 16 years after convicting him of espionage, state media says
Venezuela election organization is designed to confuse voters, opposition says
Explainer-What caused the global cyber outage?
Democratic Party group meets to discuss virtual vote process to nominate Biden
Wife of Spain's PM declines to testify in corruption case
Harvey Weinstein due in NY court as prosecutors seek second rape trial
Biden weighs future, Trump airs grievances in convention speech
CrowdStrike says widespread disruptions were not the result of security incident or cyberattack
Microsoft users worldwide report widespread outages affecting banks, airlines and broadcasters

Others Also Read