ISLAMABAD - France has expressed desire to invest in China Pakistan Economic Corridor projects.
This interest was shown by French Ambassador to Pakistan Marc Barety during a meeting with Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Defence Production, Abdul Qayyum in Islamabad on Friday.
He said about 40 French companies including Engie, TOTAL and Sanofi are doing successful business in Pakistan.
The Ambassador said France is keen to enhance the bilateral trade which was presently only 1.4 billion Euros.
He added that France and Germany are planning joint cultural events in Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi and Peshawar in view of improved security situation in the country.
Senator Abdul Qayyum welcomed French government's decision to participate in the forthcoming Asian Parliamentary Assembly's meeting being held in Gwadar later this month