ISLAMABAD: Minister for Power Division Omar Ayub on Thursday said Pakistan was providing all possible facilities to foreign investors to promote investment in diverse sectors.
“There are huge opportunities of foreign investment in Pakistan’s energy sector,” Omar Ayub said while talking to Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing in Islamabad.
The Chinese ambassador, on this occasion, said that the Chinese investors were taking keen interest to invest in Pakistan.
The progress on energy projects under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor were also reviewed during the meeting.
Separately, talking to Ambassador of France to Pakistan Marc Baréty, the minister said Pakistan had immense opportunities of investment in hydro power projects.
He said thousands of megawatt electricity would be produced utilizing natural flow on Indus River.
The ambassador said that the several French companies were working in energy sector in Pakistan.
On June 22, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed had said improved security offered foreign investment in Pakistan, a pivot to regional connectivity.
Addressing the forum on ‘Pakistan’s Regional Security Perspective’ at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in London, he had said, “Pakistan is at the cusp of achieving sustainable, irreversible and enduring peace and stability. This can be complemented through meaningful international partnership, support and will to take on regional challenges.”
COAS Bajwa had said future of enduring peace and stability in South Asia hinged on the ability to resolve issues and long pending disputes within the region.
This may be noted that on June 18, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi had reaffirmed Pakistan’s firm resolve to play its positive role in peace process and to support an intra-Afghan dialogue.