Islamabad : Pakistani Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday invited more French businesses to benefit from Pakistan’s investor-friendly policies in various sectors.
Talking to French Ambassador to Pakistan Marc Barety, who called on him here, the foreign minister welcomed French automaker Renault’s decision to manufacture vehicles in Pakistan and expressed satisfaction at the two-way flow of investment from both sides.
The ambassador conveyed that there were several French companies interested in doing business with Pakistan. He also assured of France’s full support in enhancing cooperation in all fields of mutual interest.
Qureshi appreciated the development projects undertaken by the French Development Agency (AFD) in hydropower generation and renovation of Lahore Fort.
The two sides appreciated the current trajectory of bilateral relations and agreed to further enhance relations in all areas of mutual interest. They agreed that the exchange of high-level visits was important to further strengthen the bilateral relations. In this regard, the foreign minister stated that the Pakistani side looks forward to the visit of President Emmanuel Macron at his earliest convenience at the invitation of Prime Minister Imran Khan.