Mauritius can benefit from abundant investment opportunities in Pakistan: Minister

Islamabad, September 20, 2013 (PPI-OT): Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Jam Kamal Khan has said that there is a huge potential of investment in various sectors of economy in Pakistan and Mauritius can benefit from capitalizing these investment opportunities. He said this while talking to the High Commissioner of Mauritius to Pakistan H.E. Mohammad Rashad Daureeawo who paid a courtesy call to the Minister of State.

Jam Kamal Khan said that our new Government is opening up the economic opportunities in the country. To cope with the energy shortage in Pakistan, there are a lot of upcoming new schemes in the Power and Energy Sector, like exploration and production of untapped oil and gas resources, conversion of power generation from furnace oil to the coal and other cheaper fuels, up gradation of the existing generation plants to their optimal capacity and improvement in the power transmission system.

He told the Mauritian high commissioner that several nations have shown their keen interest to invest in the energy sector of Pakistan. He invited Mauritius to invest in these schemes and benefit from the investment opportunities available in Pakistan.

H.E. Mohammad Rashad Daureeawo said that Pakistan and Mauritius have a lot of things in common and the two governments can enhance bilateral trade to peruse their common interest in maritime and tourism. He stated that the vision of the new Prime Minister of Pakistan is very much encouraging for the diplomatic community and hoped that his vision and experience will open up more options for the mutual cooperation and bilateral engagement between the two countries.

For more information, contact:
Saqib Mumtaz
Public Relations Officer
Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources
Office: 051-9210220
Mobile: 0333-4125625

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