2nd France Alumni day being held this month

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For this 2nd edition, the French Embassy, Pakistan-French Business Alliance, Campus France Pakistan and France Alumni Pakistan will host all Pakistanis who got a part of their Education and professional training in France

Mahnoor Ansar

ISLAMABAD: The 2nd France Alumni Day, the world day of international graduates from the French Higher Education will be held in May 2024 in France and all over the world.

The «France Alumni Day» program includes many different projects – besides the prestigious event at the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs in Paris, with the participation of alumni, on May 15, 2024 at the Quai d’Orsay, they will take place in France and will be coordinated by academic institutions and alumni networks, as well as actions organized by French embassies, consulates and Campus France spaces internationally – meetings, competitions, seminars.

In Pakistan, large French companies like L’Oréal, Schneider Electric, Total Energies, Alstom are actively looking for talents ready to pursue global careers and are offering the opportunities of career growth through international mobility. Values ​​and skills like evolving in a multicultural environment, resilience and challenge-oriented mindset are at the heart of the education project provided in France and are the key asset of our alumni network, which represents a reservoir of talent to be put in contact with promising careers offered by the private sector.

For this 2nd edition, the French Embassy, Pakistan-French Business Alliance, Campus France Pakistan and France Alumni Pakistan will host all Pakistanis who got a part of their Education and professional training in France on the occasion of three networking events for meeting each other and discussing with Embassy representatives, companies & key people in the following cities:

  • Karachi on Monday 20th May
  • Lahore on Wednesday 22th May
  • Islamabad on Friday 24th May

The events in Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore will open with a welcome speech given by respectively Mr. Nicolas Galey, Ambassador of France to Pakistan, Mr. Alexis Chahtahtinsky, Consul General of France in Karachi and Mr. Habib Anwar, Honorary Consul of France in Lahore.

Panel discussion with Alumni and companies will be moderated by the Higher Education and Scientific Attaché of the French Embassy in Pakistan. The Head of Economic Department of the French Embassy will also attend and bring his expertise during the panel. Those events will be an opportunity to promote the career of Alumni and to show the role that their academic education in France played in these career choices.

Launched on the initiative of the former Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Mrs Catherine Colonna, France Alumni Day is organized worldwide by Campus France, which coordinates and develops the network France Alumni since its creation in 2014.