• Economic Diplomacy in Faisalabad- Punjab (18-19 May 2015)
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    18 May 2015

    Economic Diplomacy in Faisalabad- Punjab (18-19 May 2015)

    The Ambassador visited Faisalabad Water Treatment Plant on 19th May, financed through a loan from the French Treasury for an amount of € 33 million. Launched by Vinci, this station (under construction, its start is scheduled by end of 2015) is expected to meet the drinking water needs of one third of the population of Faisalabad. 80% of available water will be used for domestic purposes and (...)

  • Ambassador's visit to University of Agriculture of Faisalabad – May 18-19 (...)
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    18 May 2015

    Ambassador’s visit to University of Agriculture of Faisalabad – (...)

    Opening of the “International Conference on Climate Change Issues and COP 21,” organized on May 19th by the University of Agriculture Faisalabad. Alain Gioda, researcher at the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement and specialist on climate change and energy transition, contributed to the conference.

  • Pakistan – Attack on a bus in Karachi
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    13 May 2015

    Pakistan – Attack on a bus in Karachi

    France condemns the attack on a bus in Karachi on May 13 that left at least 43 passengers dead and 24 injured, most of them Ismailis. It offers its condolences to the victims’ families and loved ones.

  • Pakistan - Helicopter crash in Gilgit-Baltistan
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    8 May 2015

    Pakistan - Helicopter crash in Gilgit-Baltistan

    We were saddened and shocked to learn of the helicopter crash in Gilgit-Baltistan, northern Pakistan, on Friday 8 May which killed the Norwegian and Philippine ambassadors, the Malaysian and Indonesian ambassadors’ wives, and the aircraft’s two pilots.

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    Paris 2015: Climate change Conference

    500 days to avoid a climate disaster - France will host the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties on Climate Change in 2015. France is working to ensure that a global climate agreement can limit global warming to 2ºC.

    Apply for postdoc scholarships

    In 2015, the Embassy of France will finance postdoc scholarships for Pakistani researchers who want to complete postdocs in France.

    The call for proposals is open from 9th of March to 1st of June 2015 and is organized in partnership with the Higher Education Commission.

    French Cultural events in Pakistan

    The Karachi Literature Festival – Second edition of the French Embassy Fiction Prize 2015
    Graduation Ceremony for the First Dufle Graduate Teachers in Pakistan
    Celebration of French Cuisine “Goût de France/Good France”
    Open Doors 2015: Interactions with Pakistani Civil Society
    French participation in Lahore Literature Festival: Laurent Gayer presents his book "The orderly disorder: the violent Karachi Factory" (21 February 2015)
    Launching of the website “France Alumni Pakistan” (Islamabad, March 3, 2015)
    Alliance Française de Karachi is hosting the Label FFL.PAK awarding ceremony Friday 10 April 2015, Conference Hall, 6.00 pm

    - The talented French violinist, Vadim Tchijik, performs in Islamabad (Islamabad, 8 April 2015)

    - Alliance Française de Karachi is hosting the Label FFL.PAK awarding ceremony Friday 10 April 2015, Conference Hall, 6.00 pm

    - Launching of the website “France Alumni Pakistan” (Islamabad, March 3, 2015)

    - Open Doors 2015: Interactions with Pakistani Civil Society

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