ISLAMABAD, July 14 (APP): The Embassy of France on Thursday  hosted a reception here to commemorate the National Day of France.

Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, who was the guest of honour, cut the ceremonial cake along with Ambassador Martin Dorrance to mark the occasion, said a Finance Ministry press release.

Minister for Law Zahid Hamid was also present.

Ishaq Dar extended felicitations to the government and
people of France on the joyous occasion of their national day.

Ambassador Martin Dorrance said that Pakistan and France
enjoyed exemplary relations and their economic cooperation was  also growing.

A large number of guests, including diplomats, political
leaders, socialites and media persons attended the reception.