Embassy of Pakistan 
Press Release 
Paris; July 21, 2023
Participants of 118th National Management Course at the National School of Public Policy (NSPP), currently on a study tour to France, visited Pakistan Embassy Paris today. 
Participants held an interactive session with Ambassador Asim Iftikhar Ahmad and were briefed about various aspects of Pakistan France relations.  
Giving an overview of bilateral relations spread over 75 years, the Ambassador said that Pakistan and France share a long-standing friendship, rooted in mutual respect and co-operation. Both nations have collaborated in various fields, including culture, education, trade, security and defense. We are committed to further enhancing our bilateral ties and exploring new avenues of partnership for the mutual benefit of our two countries, he added. 
The delegation is being led by Director General (Admn)/Directing Staff (FST), NMC Mr. Nadeem Mahbub. Participants, belonging to various service groups, included Dr. Faisal Zahoor, Mr. Irfan Javed, Mr. Muhammad Jamil Bhatti, Mr. Naseeruddin Sarwar, Ms. Nabeela Umer, Mr. K.K. Ahsan Wagan, Mr. Muhammad Amir Butt and Mr. Arshad. 
Ambassador also hosted a dinner in honour of the visiting delegation at the Pakistan House.
The delegation will have briefings at various French government departments and interactions with private sector.