(2018-07-11) Mr. Maurice Gourdault-Montagne, Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France paid a courtesy call on the Foreign Minister on 10 July 2018. The two sides expressed satisfaction at the growing bilateral relations in all fields of mutual interest and agreed to further enhance ties in political, trade and economic, defence and security, science and technological, educational and cultural spheres as well in the context of the European Union.
The Foreign Minister informed the French Secretary General on Pakistan’s achievements in the field of democracy trade, economy, business, law and order and security environment. He also highlighted our efforts aimed at securing peace and stability in the region and neighborhood.
The French Secretary General expressed appreciation for Pakistan’s efforts in combating the twin menace of terrorism and extremism, and stressed the need for a coordinated international response in this regard.
Secretary General Maurice Gourdault-Montagne is visiting Pakistan in connection with the 13th round of Bilateral Political Consultations at Foreign Secretary level.
11 July 2018