The French Embassy celebrates 14 July in style [fr]
Ambassador Martine Dorance hosts reception in the presence of Minister for Commerce, Mr. Khurram Dastgir Khan.
14 July 2015
The Ambassador hosted a reception on 14th of July at Islamabad Serena Hotel to celebrate France’s National Day.
On behalf of Pakistani government, Chief guest Khurram Dastgir Khan, Minister for Commerce, addressed guests on the Franco-Pakistani relations. He insisted on the long-term friendship between France and Pakistan and on the great potential for increasing economic and commercial relations.
In her speech in French, Urdu and English, the Ambassador highlighted the strengthening of political dialogue and trade insisting on the fact that there was “more room for Pakistani products in France and great opportunities for [the] French companies, here, in Pakistan”. She thanked the Pakistani authorities and people for their warm welcome since her arrival. She extended a special thank you to the Muslim community for attending this event during the holy period of Ramadan.