ISLAMABAD : Around 20 French companies will make a three-day visit to Pakistan to explore investment opportunities in the South Asian country.
The visit was organized by MEDEF International, the French business confederation with the strong support of the French Embassy in Islamabad and the Pakistani authorities.
The French business delegation will remain in Pakistan from the 4th to the 6th of April.
“This mission will be led by M. Thierry PFLIMLIN, Chairman of the France-Pakistan Business Council of MEDEF International and President of Total Global Services,” a statement by the French embassy said.
Some 20 companies will take part in that delegation and will represent a wide range of sectors such as energy, environmental services, banking and financial services, agribusiness, IT and aviation industry.
The three-day long program will give the French companies the opportunity to better understand what are the Pakistani economic priorities and how is the business environment, as well as to engage in fruitful discussions with:
the Pakistani business community, particularly with members of the Pakistan Business Council.
Ministers and highest political authorities both at the federal and provincial level.
Some industrial site visits will also be organized in Karachi.
This visit will be a concrete follow-up of the meeting organized in MEDEF headquarters in Paris in September 2016 between French companies and HE Mr. Muhammad Ishaq DAR, Minister of Finance and Economic affairs, that was accompanied by HE Mr. Miftah ISMAIL, Chairman of the Board of Investment, and a Pakistani business delegation.