French agency assures support to a low-carbon Pakistan

STAFF REPORT ISB: Pascal Pacaut, Director for the Asia Region at the French Agency for Development (AFD), during his recent visit to Pakistan, called on Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid and discussed issues relating to the AFD projects in Pakistan.

He also reviewed Pakistans commitment and follow up on the Paris climate summit held last year in December.

Pacaut mainly discussed the future AFD assistance strategy for Pakistan and issues related to the implementation of the ongoing portfolio of projects. He also met with funding partners to explore new opportunities of joint financing in Pakistan.

The French Agency for Development, a public development bank owned by the French government, finances projects in more than 90 countries on four continents.

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