He said that France is striving for a Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) plus status for Pakistani products. Moreover, we are helping Pakistan resolve energy crisis by financing dams and introducing energy efficiency practices, he said.
Ambassador Thiebaud said that promoting relations with Pakistan which is one of the largest trade partners of the European Union is the priority of my country.
This he said this while talking to Chairman FPCCI Standing Committee on Diplomatic Affairs Sheikh Humayun Sayeed. Chairman Media FPCCI and Head of Economic Department, French Embassy Dominique Simon were also present on the occasion.
He added that French automakers have shown interest in Pakistani market while many other big companies have recognised Pakistan as a great investment destination. Thiebaud said that over 600 Master’s and PhD students are currently studying in France while more is being done to facilitate Pakistani students