Macron announces overhaul of Greater Paris region administration

Speaking before the French senate on plans for territorial reorganisation in France, President Emmanuel Macron said his government would this autumn move a reform to 'drastically simplify' the administrative structure of the Greater Paris region where a population of about ten million people governed by a patchwork of independent authorities.

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French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday the complex administrative structure of the Paris megalopolis must be "drastically simplified" to enable it to compete with other world cities, reports Nasdaq.