July. A delegation, headed by Mrs. Martine Vassal, President of the Province's Departmental Council, visited Haifa For the inauguration of the sculpture called "Tree of Peace".Two years ago, the Province donated the statue, which is placed at Krieger Center. Mrs. Vassal came to Haifa with a large delegation consisted of representatives of Muslim, Armenian and Catholic communities from the province of Bouches-du-Rhône and government official,
in order to promote and strengthen the cooperation between Haifa and Bouches-du-Rhône. In 2018, Mrs. Vassal was appointed President of métropole d'Aix-Marseille-Provence, which after Paris District, dominates the largest district-urban-regional budget in France. Among members of the delegation were.
Bouches-du-Rhône and Haifa conduct rich interactions. Over the years, the Province donated the city about 10 million euros for various projects, especially in the field of education.