While on a visit to Cotonou, Cyrille Bolloré, Chairman of Bolloré Transport & Logistics, was granted an audience by the President of the Republic of Benin, His Excellency Dr. Boni Yayi. The two men reviewed the significant investments made by Bolloré Group in the country. The rehabilitation project of the Cotonou – Parakou railway line and the construction of the link between Parakou and Dosso drew special attention.
Cyrille Bolloré reiterated the Group’s commitment to the completion of the works as scheduled. He also reminded the Head of State the strength of the Group, which has been built and strengthened for almost two centuries through seven generations.
In turn, President Boni Yayi thanked the Bolloré Group for the interest in Africa and particularly in Benin. He reiterated his desire to see the rail project implemented even faster.
Accompanied by his managerial teams, the Chairman of Bolloré Transport & Logistics was eager to review all projects including the rehabilitation of Benin railway. The delegation visited the Central Station of Cotonou and had a ride on Cotonou – Sèmè line to appreciate the work taking place there.