Monday, September 26, 2022

Pakistan, France agree on mobilizing international support for revival of economy in wake of devastating floods

Pakistan, France agree on mobilizing international support for revival of economy in wake of devastating floods

NEW YORK (92 News) - Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and French President Emmanuel Macron have held a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

Besides exchange of views on enhancement of bilateral relations, the two leaders agreed on mobilizing international support for Pakistan to help recover and rebuild its economy on a sustainable footing in the aftermath of the recent devastating floods in Pakistan related to climate change.

In order to gather the relevant International Financial partners and the development partners, France will host an international conference before the end of the year aiming at  contributing to the rehabilitation and the reconstruction of flood affected areas of Pakistan and, with the help of climate-resilient reconstruction related financing, to accelerate transition to renewable energy.