Islamabad:France will provide technical assistance and cooperation for preservation of cultural heritage and civilization in Pakistan.

The understanding came during a meeting of Ambassador of France to Pakistan Marc Barety and Advisor to Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage Irfan Siddiqui in Islamabad on Tuesday.

Speaking on the occasion, Irfan Siddiqui said France has been rendering valuable services in the archaeological sphere in Pakistan.

Marc Barety said France values the cultural and literary richness of Pakistan and will cooperate for its promotion and preservation.