Ambassador of Denmark to Pakistan calls on Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Petroleum

Islamabad, November 19, 2019 (PPI-OT): Mr. Rolf Holmboe, Ambassador of Denmark to Pakistan called on Mr. Nadeem Babar, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Petroleum at the Petroleum Division in this morning. The Ambassador expressed his appreciation on the reforms being undertaken in the energy sector of the country. He lauded the Government’s resolve to focus on renewable energy and making good progress on achieving results in that area. Mr. Rolf Holmboe offered Denmark’s unstinted support and cooperation to Pakistan in partnering for successful execution of renewable energy projects with a focus on hybrid solar and wind power plants in Pakistan.

He also shared proposals for provision of mini/micro power plant technologies. Denmark is a world leader is renewable energy and is eyeing the Pakistani market with active interest. This has also been made possible by the present Government’s emphasis on strict implementation of a renewable energy policy. Mr. Nadeem Babar thanked the Danish Ambassador for his country’s offer of assisting Pakistan in the renewable energy sector.

He noted with appreciation Denmark’s interest in Pakistan’s Energy sector and welcomed any possible investments. The SAPM said Pakistan would also like to collaborate in exploring avenues of transfer of technology in the renewable sector. He said it is the objective of the present Government to ensure tangible results are witnessed in Pakistan’s renewable energy production in the next 20 years.

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