A rich princess gives a million euros to a small town
Latifa Bint Maktoum, owner of the Château des Roches, where she spent “5 to 6 months in the year”, “had made us the proposal last autumn” through her governess, said Mayor Pierre Fillon. “The princess, who is perfectly francophone and very francophile, has a little girl and wants her to play with the children of the village,” continued the happy aedile
The municipal council of this village of 1,200 inhabitants decided on March 20 unanimously to accept this donation of just over 900,000 euros, “without any consideration whatsoever”. If the municipality already has a playground, it is located on the beach of the village, “the biggest fine sand of all Lake Geneva,” said the mayor, “but when one comes from Dubai, Does not like much “. The municipality therefore chose a grassy plot, overlooking the lake, which was just waiting for funding to make it a landscaped park.