Delegation of French companies to visit Pakistan to forge business ties
ISLAMABAD: A French business confederation MEDEF International is set to visit Pakistan with a delegation of French businessmen in April this year to forge business and investment ties with the country.
Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque said this while speaking at a dinner which he hosted for the board members of the Association of Friends of Pakistan held at the Embassy of Pakistan, said a press release received.
The ambassador briefed the board members of the Association about the current status of Pakistan-France bilateral relations and hoped that the Association of Friends of Pakistan would prove to be an effective forum to strengthen the existing friendly relations and to facilitate in further improving people to people contact.
Speaking on the occasion Fredrika Sundberg, the President of the Association said that Pakistan was a great country which with its strategic location, hardworking people and rich and diverse cultural heritage had a good potential to become a developed country of the world.
She said that the Association had drawn a comprehensive plan including launching of its own independent website, organizing conferences and exhibitions to develop friendly and productive ties between Pakistan and France and to promote Pakistan as a modern and progressive country.
The Association of Friends of Pakistan launched last year draws its members from diverse sectors of French Civil Society including diplomacy, business, fashion industry, academia, arts and media.