(2017-05-09) “On behalf of the Government and the people of Pakistan, and on my own behalf, I have a great pleasure in conveying my heartiest congratulations on your historic election as the President of the French Republic. It is a measure of the trust reposed by the people of France in your inspiring leadership and progressive vision.
I am sanguine that the existing friendly ties between our two countries would continue to grow under your leadership. I look forward to working closely with you in the years ahead.
I also wish to express my best wishes for your Excellency’s personal health and happiness, and for the well being and prosperity of the people of France.”
09 May 2017