15 Dec 2014, in France a group of organisations met and set up the Federation Vedique de France. Their first Official function was a Book launch, the author being their newly appointed President Swami Veetamohananda of the Ramakrishan Mission. He is seen in both photos, in one with an official of the Indian Embassy where the launch took place. the Lady in white is the secretary of the newly formed federation Ekta Bouderlique. Our Executive Director represented HFE for the meeting in the day and the Book Launch in the evening, and will be returing next year to offer training, the support will of course be ongoing. France and its territories have more than 500,000 Hindus.