China News Agency, Paris, May 7 (Reporter Li Yang) The inauguration ceremony of French President Emmanuel Macron's re-election was held at the Elysee Palace in Paris on May 7, local time.

  Macron's re-election inauguration ceremony began at 11:00 a.m. in the Festival Hall of the Elysee Palace.

French Constitutional Council President Laurent Fabius announced the final results of the 2022 French presidential election, confirming Macron's successful re-election.

Subsequently, in the presence of the President of the French National Assembly (the lower house of parliament) Ferrand and the President of the Senate Larcher, Macron was awarded the French Legion of Honor.

  Macron gave an about 10-minute speech at his re-election inauguration, looking ahead to his second term as president.

In his speech, he repeatedly expressed the need to "take action" to meet various challenges.

He said to make France a leading power in agriculture, industry, science and creativity, continue to address social inequality and bring the country together.

  Macron also said that both France and Europe must be committed to preventing the escalation of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine; France must continue to take measures to combat climate change, while continuing to work hard to increase employment opportunities.

He promised to leave future generations a stronger France and a more habitable planet.

  Macron then reviewed the Republican Guard.

The whole ceremony was simple and low-key, and it was only one hour long.

French Prime Minister Castel and other senior government officials, former French Presidents Sarkozy, Hollande, former French Prime Ministers Philippe, Valls, Raffarin, Paris Mayor Hidalgo, Nice Mayor Estrosi and other politicians and medical staff A total of 450 people from all walks of life, including personnel, athletes and students, attended the ceremony.

  On April 24, Macron won the second round of the French presidential election with 58.55% of the votes, defeating the far-right party "National League" candidate Marine Le Pen, successfully re-elected president.

  Macron is still considering the formation of a new government.

It is not yet clear when the current Prime Minister Castel will step down, the specific dates for the appointment of a new Prime Minister and the formation of a new government.

French government spokesman Attar said that the French people obviously hope that the government will continue to respond to various problems in daily life, especially inflation, purchasing power, health and so on.