Press Release – In-House Meeting

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Press Release
In-House Meeting, June 22, 2021

The Centre for Strategic Perspectives (CSP) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) organised an In-House Meeting under Chatham House rules on “Current State of Relations between Pakistan and France: Challenges and Way Forward” on June 22, 2021 at ISSI.

Mr. Amjad Aziz Qazi, Pakistan’s Charge d’Affaires in Paris was the keynote speaker at the meeting. Ambassador Ghalib Iqbal, former Ambassador of Pakistan to France and Dr. Uzma Shujaat, Director, Area Study Centre for Europe, Karachi University also participated in the meeting as main discussants.

The participants discussed the challenges, prospects and the way forward for improving bilateral relations between Pakistan and France. They made some valuable and positive suggestions to break the current deadlock and improve Pakistan-French relations.

The suggestions and recommendations in this regard will be shared with the relevant officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other stakeholders.