On Friday, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, Federal Minister for Science and Technology said 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.
Chaudhry Fawad stated this in a meeting with French professionals of Pakistani origin who work in the fields of banking, finance, information technology, energy, law and construction in France at the Pakistani Embassy in Paris, said a message received here from Paris.
Moin ul Haque, Ambassador of Pakistan to France was also present in the meeting.
While welcoming the Minister, the Ambassador informed him of the Forum of French Professionals of Pakistani Origin, established by the Embassy last year, as a platform for regular exchange, sharing of ideas and Launching new initiatives to strengthen Pakistan-France relations and promote Pakistan in France.
The federal minister said the Government of Pakistan was 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.
The Minister, while recognizing the contributions of Pakistani expatriates to the country’s development and progress, said that Pakistani-born French professionals were excellent ambassadors for Pakistan and encouraged them to further promote the country within their organizations as a regional hub for the development of science and technology.
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17 November, 2019