The Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque promoted Pakistan as a preferred destination for French businesspersons, traders and investors during his three days visit to Normandy region of France from 17-19th may, 2017.
The visit was organized by French Senator Mr. Pascal Allizard, President, Pakistan-France Friendship Group in the French Senate and Mayor of Condé-en-Normandie.
During the visit Ambassador was hosted by Mayors of three cities including Caen, Arromanches and Conde-en-Normandie. He met with local Pakistanis and visited a number of business and industrial establishments.
While addressing a grand reception given in his honor by the city hall of Condé-en-Normandie, the Ambassador thanked Senator Allizard excellent organization of the visit. He said that the visit was part of this outreach initiative to various regions of France to promote Pakistan and to interact with the local French politicians, businesspersons, industrialists, entrepreneurs and media to brief them about the business, trade and investment opportunities available in Pakistan.
The Ambassador visited the famous French dairy company Isigny-Saint-Mère, where Mr. Camille Mancelle, Director Export of the factory gave him a detailed briefing on the state of art facilities available in the factory for making cheese and butter. Ambassador also visited the ADGène – Bio-analysis Laboratory specialized in molecular biology and microbiology mandated to improve productivity of the agriculture sector.
The Ambassador informed the managements of the factories that Pakistan has a strong agricultural base and is looking for modern food processing technologies to add value to its agriculture products.
At Cormelles-le-Royal, the Ambassador visited PSA Factory specialized in manufacturing transmission systems for multiple car manufacturers including Peugeot, Citroën, Vauxhall and Opel. The Ambassador informed PSA management that Pakistan is an emerging market and provides ample opportunities for French automations to invest in Pakistan.
Normandy is an important historic and diverse region of France, which specialize in food processing automotive and electric devices industry.