Ch. Fawad woo French Professionals of Pakistan Origin to Help in Upgrading S and T Infrastructure in Pakistan

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Islamabad, August 16, 2019 (PPI-OT): Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, Federal Minister for Science and Technology met with the French professionals of Pakistani origin working in the fields of banking, finance, information technology, energy, law and construction in France at the Embassy of Pakistan in Paris today. The Ambassador of Pakistan to France Mr. Moin ul Haque was also present, says a press release received from Paris here today. The Ambassador while welcoming the Minister briefed him about the Forum of French professional of Pakistani origin which was created by the Embassy last year as a platform for regular exchanges, sharing of ideas and launching of new initiatives for strengthening Pak-French relations and promoting Pakistan in France.

The Federal Minister in his opening remarks said that the government of Pakistan is working to improve, and upgrade science and technology platforms in the country to introduce automation and artificial intelligence in the industrial, business and governmental processes with the objective to bring about qualitative improvement in the lives of the common citizens. He briefed them about various projects of his Ministry including setting up of STEM schools in every district of Pakistan and establishing a bio-technology park.

Chaudhary Fawad Hussain said that by virtue of their presence in important French companies, the Pakistani professionals could act as a useful bridge to channelize French technology, knowledge and best practices for upgrading the key sectors of Pakistan. Federal Minister while acknowledging the contributions of expatriate Pakistanis in the development and progress of the country said that French Professional of Pakistani origin are excellent Ambassador of Pakistan and encouraged them to further promote Pakistan within their respective organizations as a regional hub for development of Science and Technology. While expressing their views, the Pakistani professionals extended their full support to the initiatives of the government for socio-economic uplift of the country.

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