<P>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify><STRONG>On the 23<SUP>rd</SUP> of May a delegation of investors from Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) visited Lyon</STRONG>. The delegation of 25 people, led by the Director of the UAE Department of Economic Development – the equivalent of the Minister of the Economy – visited a number of different infrastructures across the <A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/reseau-de-transport/transport-network-lyon-france,p,13,EN.jsp" target=_blank>Lyon urban area</A>. </P> <P align=justify>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify>They visited the city by boat, attended presentations of major new projects (<A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/implanter-une-entreprise/city-center-development-project-lyon-confluence,p,68,EN.jsp" target=_blank>Confluence</A>, <A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/Lyon-Part-Dieu/index,p,100040,EN.jsp" target=_blank>Part-Dieu</A>, Hotel-Dieu, etc.), and <STRONG>met some important economic players from the industrial sector, and the Presidents of the Chamber of Commerce and the <A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/lyon-biopole-pole-centre-recherche-scientifique/index,p,98,EN.jsp" target=_blank>Lyonbiop&#244;le competitiveness cluster</A>.</STRONG> </P> <P align=justify><BR><STRONG>ADIA may invest in several sectors of Lyon’s economy, for example, industry, petrochemicals, or the health sector</STRONG>. Representatives from some of the region’s larger companies, including GL Events and <A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/france-renault-trucks-volvo/company-lyon-renault-trucks-volvo,p,126,EN.jsp" target=_blank>Renault Trucks</A>, were also present at a lunch held in Lyon’s Town Hall. This visit was a follow-up to the trip made by Gerard Collomb, Senator-Mayor of Lyon and President of Greater Lyon, to the United. Arab Emirates last April: <STRONG>the UAE has been designated a priority in terms of attracting investment for further development in Lyon</STRONG>. <BR></P>