Mian Mohammad Mansha, Chairman of Nishat Group, one of the leading business conglomerates in Pakistan, was in Paris on February 28, 2019 & March 1, 2019 for meetings with Chairman / CEO of Rungis Market to discuss potential avenues of mutual cooperation in the agriculture sector.Rungis Market is the global leader in wholesale agricultural markets with annual turnover of c. USD 10 billion & 12,000 employees. Mr. Mansha visited Rungis Market Paris & met top management of Rungis to explore the possibility of a joint venture in Pakistan. Such a project would be hugely beneficial for all stake holders in the agriculture sector in Pakistan, specially the small farmers as a project of this nature will improve efficiency and limit wastage. Mr. Mansha also met senior officials of the Foreign Ministry of France led by their Executive Director for economic development. The officials indicated interest of the French government to help in establishing this potential joint venture between Rungis Markets and Nishat Group.Mr. Mansha also met Mr Moinul Haque, Ambassador of Pakistan in France and other officials of the Pakistan embassy in Paris. The embassy assisted in coordinating the meetings with Rungis Market. Published in Daily Times, March 5th 2019.