Pakistan and France to strengthen their culture, sports and educational ties

Paris, 3rd January, 2017. Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque has said that people to people contacts will improve as Pakistan and France work for strengthening their cooperation in the area of culture, sports and education.

The Ambassador said this during his meeting with Mrs. Hauteserre, Mayor of Paris 8, in Paris, today. He emphasized that greater understanding and respect for each other could be achieved through increased contacts between scholars, artists, researchers and exchange of students and cultural troupes.

The Ambassador further apprised the mayor of various events which have been planned by the Embassy to introduce Pakistan’s rich social, cultural, historical and archaeological heritage to the French people.

Conveying Christmas and New Year greetings to the Mayor and people of France on behalf of the people of Pakistan. Ambassador expressed the hope that year 2017 would witness an intensification of relations between Pakistan and France.

While acknowledging the importance of people to people contacts, the Mayor of Paris-8 extended her full cooperation to the Embassy of Pakistan in its effort to introduce Pakistan’s social and cultural heritage to the people of France.

The district of Paris-8 is the main business hub in the heart of Paris. The major touristic attractions such as Champs-Elysees, the Arc of Triomphe, the Place of the Concorde, Elysee Palace and as well as Embassy of Pakistan are located in Paris-8.