Ishaq Dar Meets his French Counterpart in Paris

Ishaq Dar Meets his French Counterpart in Paris

Concluding his official visit to Paris, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Finance Minister met with French Finance Minister Michel Sapin yesterday. This was his second meeting with French counterpart in the last three months. Minister Sapin congratulated the Finance Minister on joining the Open Government Partnership process. He also appreciated the ratification by Pakistan of the […]

Dar Holds Bilateral with CEO of French Development Agency (AFD)

Dar Holds Bilateral with CEO of French Development Agency (AFD)

Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Pakistan’s Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs met with Mr. Remy Rioux, Chief Executive Officer of French Development Agency (AFD) in Paris yesterday. The CEO of AFD appreciated the progress that Pakistan has made in stabilizing economy and taking it to a higher trajectory of growth. During the meeting, Finance Minister […]

Pakistan Joins 70 member Open Government Partnership

Pakistan Joins 70 member Open Government Partnership

Paris 7th December, 2016. Pakistan has joined the rank of 70 member countries of Open Government Partnership (OGP). This was announced by Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs at the opening ceremony of the 3-day 4th OGP Summit held in Paris, today. He handed Pakistan’s Letter of Intent to […]

Ishaq Dar will attend OGP Summit, AFD moot & hold Bilateral Meetings in France

Ishaq Dar will attend OGP Summit, AFD moot & hold Bilateral Meetings in France

Paris, 5th December, 2016. Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Federal Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs will undertake a three day official visit to Paris, France starting from tomorrow. Senator Dar accepted the invitation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of France and the UK government to participate in the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Summit being […]

Pak-France Cooperation in Archaeology Augments Knowledge of Ancient Pakistan

Pak-France Cooperation in Archaeology Augments Knowledge of Ancient Pakistan

November 29, 2016. France and Pakistan have a long history of strong and continuous cooperation in the field of archaeology, dating bacto the first field mission by a French archaeological team in 1958. The ambassador stated this while talking to Dr. Aurore Didier, Head of French Archaeological Mission in the Indus Basin (MAFBI) who called […]

Embassy of Pakistan Honored Recipient of Foundation Chirac Prize

Embassy of Pakistan Honored Recipient of Foundation Chirac Prize

Paris, 25th November, 2016. Embassy of Pakistan hosted a reception to honor Ms. Gulalai Ismail cofounder of NGO “Aware Girls” who was conferred with Chirac Prize for Conflict Prevention by President Jacques Chirac Foundation yesterday in Paris. This was in recognition of “Aware Girls” contributions toward development of a culture of peace and non-violence in […]

Two Young Pakistani Women Receives Foundation Chirac Prize for “Conflict Prevention”

Two Young Pakistani Women Receives Foundation Chirac Prize for “Conflict Prevention”

Paris, 24th November, 2016.Two young Pakistani women Ms. Gulalai Ismail and Ms. Saba Ismail cofounder of NGO “Aware Girls” have been conferred with the prestigious Chirac Prize for “Conflict Prevention” in recognition of their contributions toward development of a culture of peace and non-violence through the action of women and youth in Pakistan. The Prize […]

ICCBS of Pakistan Becomes UNESCO’s Category-II Partner

ICCBS of Pakistan Becomes UNESCO’s Category-II Partner

Paris 21st November, 2016. International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) of Pakistan, has officially became the Category-II partner of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The partnership agreement was signed between Director General UNESCO Ms. Irina Bokova and Dr. Iqbal Choudhary, Director of ICCBS in an impressive ceremony held at the […]

Authentic Pakistani Music Food charmed ASPAC members

Authentic Pakistani Music Food charmed ASPAC members

Paris 28th October, 2016. Pakistan food stall and Sufi music charmed the members of Asia Pacific Group of Permanent Delegations (ASPAC) to UNESCO, diplomats, French government officials and other visitors. Pakistan food stall artistically adorned with traditional handicrafts, offering of authentic Pakistan dishes and performance of live Sufi music was held in UNESCO Headquarter in […]

Work of Pakistani Calligrapher Exhibited in Paris made an impression

Work of Pakistani Calligrapher Exhibited in Paris made an impression

Paris, 28th October, 2016: The work of Pakistani artist Mr. Khalid Mahmood Siddiqui exhibited in a local art gallery in Paris, France was greatly appreciated by the French art lovers and general public who visited the exhibition in large number. The six day exhibition was inaugurated by the Ambassador of Pakistan to France Mr. Moin […]

Four Polio Pakistani Workers Awarded in France

Four Polio Pakistani Workers Awarded in France

Paris, 24st October 2016. Four Pakistan Polio workers were awarded with prestigious Louis Pasteur medals by the Pasteur Institute of France in recognition of their laudable services towards eradication of Polio from Pakistan. Mohammad Khuram Shehzad, Syed Latif, Ms. Azra Altaf, and Mr. Aziz Memon were awarded the medals in an impressive ceremony held today […]

Pakistan fully supports UNESCO’s work for Social Sector Development

Pakistan fully supports UNESCO’s work for Social Sector Development

Paris, October, 10, 2016. Pakistan Government welcomes UNESCO’s help for its broad based agenda for the social sector development, especially in the fields of education, health, empowerment of women and preservation of cultural heritage. This was stated by the Ambassador the Permanent Delegate of Pakistan to UNESCO in his statement at the landmark 200th Session […]