PKONWEB Report (Paris) — French professionals of Pakistani origin working in the fields of banking, finance, information technology, energy, law and construction in France pledged their full support to the Government of Pakistan’s initiatives for the socio-economic development of the country.
These high net-worth professionals were briefed on new government initiatives recently launched, including Pakistan Banao Bond Certificates, and investment opportunities for overseas Pakistanis.
They were also informed about the Pakistan Calling initiative to attract highly qualified Pakistanis abroad.
According to an estimate there are over 50,000 Pakistanis and French of Pakistan origin in France.
The Pakistan mission’s outreach program for the community is a priority initiative launched worldwide by the government recently.
Some 2.5 million members of Pakistani Diaspora live in Europe.
Similar outreach programs have also been launched in Saudi Arabia, UAE, USA, UK –major hubs of overseas Pakistanis whose numbers worldwide exceed 10 million.