Germany agrees to extend cooperation in various sectors, especially in climate change and energy sectors

Karachi, April 21, 2016 (PPI-OT):A delegation of Sindh Government visiting Germany nowadays headed by Chairperson Sindh Board of Investment (SBI) Ms. Naheed Memon visited German foreign office and Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development in Berlin.

On this occasion Director General Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development Mr. Andreas Gies exchanged views and agreed upon to extend Cooperation in the sectors of renewable energy resources and how to cope with climatic changes. DG Andreas Gies said that his Ministry was ready to cooperate and exchange technical, financial and professional expertise with Pakistan in disaster handling measurements, Urban Planning and how to save from the problems produced by climatic changes.

He also showed his keen interest of investment in the development of energy infrastructure, transport, agriculture, health, education, textile and other financial activities and meanwhile to cooperate to fulfill the needs of Thar coal electricity project, Thatta Jamshoro wind Corridor project and how to generate energy through solid waste.

In the meeting it was also decided that an international investment conference would be held in Karachi to explore new vistas of investment in Sindh. Chairperson SBI Ms Naheed Memon invited DG Andreas Gies to visit Karachi in his forth coming visit to Islamabad in next Month.

So that the process of mutual cooperation might be accelerated. Addl Chief secretary planning and development Sindh Mr. Muhammad Waseem, finance Secretary Mr. Sohail Rajput , Secretary energy Mr. Agha Wasif Abbas ,Director SBI Abrar Shaikh and other member of the delegation besides officers of the Ministry of economic cooperation and Development Germany also attended the meeting.

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