French companies keen to invest in Pakistan

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], Apr.5 (ANI): A delegation of the France-Pakistan Business Council in Islamabad has expressed a desire to invest in Pakistan. M. Thierry Pflimlin, its chairman and and president of Total Global Services, was quoted by the Dawn, as saying that representatives of 16 French firms accompanying him on his visit to Pakistan, were quite satisfied with the overall environment to want to invest in the country. The delegation is visiting Pakistan after a gap of 12 years, and will be here till April 6. Pflimlin said sectors that have been identified for cooperation include agriculture, food processing, hydroelectric and renewable energy, digitisation of the industry, electronics, information technology, LNG storage and re-gasification etc. He said the objective of the visit is to understand Pakistan and the business opportunities it offers. He lauded the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), adding that Europe could also bring in investment for increased cooperation with Pakistan. (ANI)