Soirée Cinema - Movie: Mon Meilleur Ami

Catherine refuses to believe that her business partner, the unlikeable François, has a best friend, so she challenges him to set up an introduction. Scrambling to find someone willing to pose as his best pal, François enlists the services of a charming taxi driver to play the part.

Date: Dec 24, 2011 Time: 6:30 PM
Venue: Alliance Francaise d' Islamabad, F-6, Islamabad. Details

Meeting between French Industry and PFAN Members

Pak-France Alumni Network (PFAN) arranged a PFAN-Industry liaison meeting on November 11, 2011 at 7:00 pm at Islamabad Club. President PFAN, Dr Amir Qayyum, welcomed all guests and presented a brief introduction of PFAN. After a brief presentation, different representatives from the industry shared their views on how this forum can be utilized more efficiently. The evening concluded with a diner and a photo session.

Date: Nov 17, 2011 Time: 7:30 PM
Venue: P-1 Hall, Islamabad Club, Main Muree Road, Islamabad. Details

Eid-Milan party

PFAN arranged an Eid-milan party at Islamabad Club for its members along with their families. The event started at 6:30 PM. Vice President Dr. Hamid Mukhtar thanked the members for participating in the event. This event included games for children like drawing competition where by the children tried to draw the Minar-e-Pakistan, egg-and-spoon race, etc.

Date: Sep 11, 2011 Time: 7:00 PM
Venue: Multi-purpose Hall, Islamabad Club, Main Murree Road, Islamabad Details

Seminar by the Mountaineer Ms. Sophie Denis

Ms. Sophie Denis is an experienced mountaineer and has climbed numerous high peaks in the world. In this seminar, Ms. Sophie Denis described her daring adventure of climbing the Broad Peek and K-2. She is also named as the Goodwill Ambassador for Nepal Tourism 2011. She is an aspiring lady and has the moto “Everything is Possible” which she firmly believes in.

Date: Aug 17, 2011 Time: 11:00 AM
Venue: IESE Hall, IESE-NUST, H-12, Islamabad. Details

Farewell Party for Ms. Sandie Favier

PFAN arranged an Iftar Dinner and farewell party of Ms Sandie Favier on August 05, 2011 at 6:30 pm. After the Iftar, President of PFAN Dr. Amir Qayyum delivered a speech on the departure of Ms. Sandie Favier, Attache of Science and Technology in Pakistan. He thanked Ms. Sandie Favier for her contributions for PFAN. Dr Hamid Mukhtar, Vice President of PFAN coordinated the proceedings as stage secretary.

Date: Aug 05, 2011 Time: 6:30 PM
Venue: Banquet Hall, Islamabad Club, Main Muree Road, Islamabad. Details

Visit of Natural History Museum

PFAN arranged a visit of NHM on July 09, 2011 at 10: 30 am. PFAN members were welcomed by the DG PMNH and his staff. Dr. Nayyer Iqbal and other staff provided a guided tour of the museum to PFAN members. Different sections of the museum, like botony, zoology and earth sciences, etc. were visited, and different stones and their shapes, different insects, animals, birds, trees etc. were seen. At the end of the visit, a documentry related to trees and environment was seen. It was a very interesting and useful visit for kids. Dr. Khalid Saleem thanked the Director General of Natural History Museum and Dr. Nayyer on behalf of PFAN for extending his cooperation and help for this guided visit.

Date: Jul 09, 2011 Time: 10:00 AM
Venue: Pakistan Museum of Natural History Garden Avenue, Shakarparian (Near Lok Virsa) Details

Soirée Cinema - Movie: Evening Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano (Depardieu), a master swordsman and poet, feels he can not go his beloved Roxane (Anne Brochet) due to an unfortunate physical flaw: his grotesquely large nose. Resigning himself to helping another suitor, the dashing yet tongue tied Christian (Vincent Perez, Cyrano uses his mastery of words to win Roxane for him. But when Roxane finds that she has fallen for Christian’s mind- and not for his beauty- which of her two suitors will finally poses her heart??

Date: Jun 11, 2011 Time: 5:30 PM
Venue: PFAN Office/Alliance Francaise, H. 9, St. 49, F-6/4, Islamabad Details

PFAN Members at STIC-Asia 2011

Four of the PFAN members attended the annual STIC-Asia meeting in Guangzhou, China from 1-4 June 2011. STIC-Asia is a regional cooperation program between France and Asian countries and is managed by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Date: Jun 01, 2011 Time: 12:00 AM
Venue: Guangzhou, China Details

PFAN Annual Dinner Gala 2011

PFAN arranged its 2nd Annual Dinner Gala On May 11, 2011 at 7:30 pm. There was also a photo competition for the PFAN calendar, and the pictures for the contest were displayed on the multi-media projector. Members voted for the best photo among the 30 photos.

Date: May 11, 2011 Time: 7:31 PM
Venue: Multi Purpose Hall, Islamabad Club, Main Muree Road, Islamabad. Details

PFAN Photo Contest

1st Photo Contest for the 2012 PFAN Calendar on Wednesday 11th of May 2011 for PFAN members on the occasion of 2nd PFAN Annual Dinner Gala.

Date: May 11, 2011 Time: 7:00 PM

La Main a La Pate - Learning by Experience

La Main a la pate is a program designed for teachers and children with the theme "Learning by Experience ". On Wednesday 27 April 2011, a second workshop for the children, between 7 and 12 years, was held in Islamabad.

Date: Apr 27, 2011 Time: 4:30 PM
Venue: Pakistan Science Foundation, Constitution Avenue, Islamabad. Details

Research Funding Opportunities in France and EU A Lecture by Ms. Sandie Favier

Ms. Sandie Favier, Attache for Science and Technology, Embassy of France in Pakistan, delivered a seminar on new French and European funded research programs on Monday 11 April 2011 in Islamabad at 7.00 pm. The seminar addressed the issue, how Pakistani researchers can benefit from these programs.

Date: Apr 11, 2011 Time: 7:00 PM
Venue: PFAN Office/Alliance Francaise, H. 9, St. 49, F-6/4, Islamabad Details

An Evening With French Professor Dr. Patrice Marche

Dr. Patrice Marche, was born in 1956 in France, got his PhD at the University of Paris7 in Biochemistry option Immunology.

Date: Mar 09, 2011 Time: 7:00 PM
Venue: PFAN Office/Alliance Francaise, H. 9, St. 49, F-6/4, Islamabad. Details

Soirée Cinema - Movie: Dîner de Cons

Every Wednesday night a few guys have a meal together. There is a game coupled with the meal: each one of them has to bring an "idiot". The game consists in making the idiots talk about there ideas and passions so that the hosts can have a good laugh. At the end they will choose the "idiot of the evening".

Date: Mar 03, 2011 Time: 6:30 PM
Venue: PFAN Office/Alliance Francaise, H. 9, St. 49, F-6/4, Islamabad. Details

Workshop on Dairy Products at University of Agriculture Faisalabad

An International conference on “Technological, and scientific aspects of dairy products with special reference to French cheeses” is being organized by National Institute of Food Sciences and Technology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, on 21-23 February 2011

Date: Feb 21, 2011 Time: 12:00 AM
Venue: National Institure of Food Sciences and Technology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. Details

Bio Diversity Evening and Movie: La Marche de l'empereur

L’'histoire des manchots empereurs et de leur cycle de reproduction est unique au monde. Elle mêle amour, drame, courage et aventure au cœur de l'Antarctique, région la plus isolée et inhospitalière de la planète. Un scénario offert par la nature, qui se perpétue depuis des millénaires et que les hommes n'ont découvert qu'au début du XXème siècle. La Marche de l'empereur raconte cette histoire extraordinaire...

Date: Jan 28, 2011 Time: 5:00 PM
Venue: Islamabad Model College for Girls, F-7/4, Islamabad Details