Arrival of the recently appointed Consul general of the French Republic in Karachi, Mr Pierre Seillan

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Mr Seillan took up his duty as Consul general on the 14th of January 2006. Since his arrival, he called on the Governor of Sindh on the 20th of January and visited the base of the French Naval construction department (DCN) in Karachi. He will organize a reception at the General Consulate to meet the French community on the 26th of January 2006.

Pierre SEILLAN
Consul général de France in Karachi

Born in Toulouse (France) 24 August 1956
Married, five children

Education

- Bachelor of Science, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse (1977)

- Master of Science, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse (1978)

- Degree in Eastern Languages and Civilizations (Mandarin),
National Institute of Eastern Languages and Civilizations (INALCO) (1990 -1992)

- Language course in Taiwan (1992)

- Centre for Modern Asian and African Studies (1995)

Career

- French armed forces. Navy Commander Rtd (1978-2000)

- Naval Attaché (Beijing) (1995-1996)

- Defence Attaché (Singapore) (1996-1999)

- Economic and Financial Branch, Ministry of Foreign Affairs ( 2000)

- Deputy-Director of Energy, Transport and Infrastructure,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2001 - 2003)

- Deputy Head of mission, Embassy of France in Australia (2003 - 2005)

Decorations

- Chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur

Dernière modification : 04/11/2008

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