In a meeting with the Ambassador of China to Pakistan, Jiang Zaidong, Caretaker Federal Minister Muhammad Ali conveyed Pakistan’s commitment to shaping its future energy landscape with a strong emphasis on indigenous and renewable sources.
The minister highlighted the potential areas for collaboration between China and Pakistan, citing renewables, transmission networks, and DISCOs (Distribution Companies) as key sectors for potential linkages. He also stressed the importance of leveraging advanced Chinese technology to enhance the energy supply to the industry, particularly through the Coal Gasification plant in Thar.
Ali expressed appreciation for China’s continuous engagement in Pakistan’s energy sector and extended congratulations for the successful third Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, recently held in China.
Ambassador Jiang Zaidong noted that the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has become a guiding force for international development and suggested that industries in both countries could benefit from further cooperation.
Published in The Express Tribune, November 1st, 2023.
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