ISLAMABAD, Jan 22 (APP):The renewal of agreement between France and Germany will open new avenues of cooperation in different sector, intensify peace efforts and help address present day challenges.
This was stated by Ambassador of France to Pakistan, Dr Marc Barety and Ambassador of Germany to Pakistan, Mr Martin Kobler while addressing a press conference in connection with the celebration of Franco-German Day at National Press Club (NPC).
The press conference was also arranged to aware the people about the agreement of January 22, 1963 between France and Germany.
Speaking on the occasion, French Ambassador, Dr Marc Barety said that the agreement of 1963 turned the enmity between two countries into a friendship and the benefit of this reconciliation went to our next generations.
He said today, “We are going to sign a new agreement in Germany which is aimed at strengthening our efforts to address the modern day challenges and requirements”.
Today, he said, “We have to focus the challenges being faced by European Union to counter different challenges and play our role in ensuring peace in the region”.
Ambassador of Germany to Pakistan, Martin Kobler said the new agreement would help promote bilateral cooperation in different sectors. “We want to strengthen our values through this agreement”.
He said Germany and France both were in phase of war which caused huge physical and economic losses.
At that time, our leadership realized the damages and consequences of the war and stepped forward for dialogue which resulted in mutual cooperation between both the countries.
The whole Europe was got united over the mutual cooperation and reconciliation policy of Germany and France, he said.
He said, “We will jointly work for the issues and crisis being faced by the Europe and also cooperate with each other on Brexit issue”.
The renewal of treaty between France and Germany will discourage wars, enhance mutual cooperation, manage border cooperation and will address common threats of populism and Brexit.
The treaty will also focus on integration of Europe-based on Germany and France cooperation, he said.