"Pakistan France Business Alliance encourage and promote trade, commerce, economic cooperation, business, mutual and friendly understanding and relation between the industrial and business communities of Islamic Republic of Pakistan and French Republic."

Pakistan-France Business Alliance (PFBA) Sponsors
French Alumni Day in Karachi

The Pakistan-France Business Alliance (PFBA) proudly sponsored the French Alumni Day in Karachi, an event organized by Campus France Pakistan, Alliance française de Karachi, France Alumni, Campus France, and the French Embassy Islamabad. This event aimed to foster networking between alumni of French institutions and members of the French business community.

The evening's highlight was an engaging panel discussion featuring distinguished industry leaders:

Mr. Humayun Akhlaq - Country President of Schneider Electric and CEO of PFBA
Mr. Hunbal Bin Sohail - HR Director for L'Oréal in Pakistan
Miss Nadine Malik - Alumni
Mr. Zulfiqar Ali Umrani - Alumni

These experts explored innovative ways to bridge the gap between academia and industry, emphasizing joint ventures and future collaborations. Their insightful discussions resonated with the audience, including the esteemed guest of honor, the Governor of Sindh, Mr. Kamran Tessori.

The event provided a valuable platform for networking, bringing together French alumni, businesses, and community members to discuss and promote potential collaborations.

Extra Ordinary Board of Directors Meeting
at Movenpick Hotel Karachi.

The meeting of the Board of Directors of Pakistan France Business Alliance (PFBA) occurred on February 6, 2024 at Movenpick Hotel Karachi.

The Ambassador of France His Excellency Nicolas GALEY attended, accompanied by the Economic Advisor, Mr. Laurent CHOPITON and the Consul General in Karachi, Mr. Alexis CHAHTAHTINSKY.

The Ambassador expressed delight in witnessing the eagerness of Pakistani firms to engage in business with France. Additionally, he anticipated that economic stability following the election will be conducive for economic growth in the country. The Ambassador emphasized that Pakistan has great potential for business expansion.

Mr. Abdul Sattar Babar CEO Ipsos in Pakistan

Pakistan France Business Alliance - PFBA has organized its event for its member at Alliance Francaise de Karachi on December 5, 2023, featuring a presentation by Mr. Abdul Sattar Babar, was an insightful occasion. As the CEO of Ipsos in Pakistan and a PFBA director, Mr. Babar likely brought valuable perspectives to the discussion on "Pakistan Mega Trends & Youth Aspirations."

The presence of esteemed guests, including Mr. Alexis CHAHTAHTINSKY (Consul General of France in Karachi), adds significance to the event. It's commendable that the event had the participation of PFBA's senior leadership, with Mr. Saeed Allawala as the Chairman, Mr. Humayun Akhlaq as the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Guillaume Valence as a Director, and Mr. Jahangir Raza as a Director.

Events like these, bringing together industry leaders, diplomats, and experts, provide valuable insights and foster collaboration. The focus on "Pakistan Mega Trends & Youth Aspirations" suggests a forward-looking approach, acknowledging the importance of understanding and addressing the aspirations of the youth in the context of broader trends in the country. Such initiatives contribute significantly to the exchange of ideas, knowledge sharing, and building partnerships for the betterment of the business and social landscape in Pakistan.