Rihanna recently posted an appeal on Twitter asking Emmanuel Macron, the French president to contribute to her fund for education in developing countries. On wednesday, the president and first lady welcomed her to their residence for talks.

First lady Brigitte Macron, who welcomed Rihanna at the top of the steps of the Elysee Palace, the official residence of the French presidents in Paris, met with Rihanna in her role as head and founder of the Clara Lionel charity foundation, a nonprofit organization that funds education and health programs for impoverished communities across the globe.