Islamabad, September 13, 2022 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has vowed to promote investment in renewable energy sector in the country, with a special focus on wind and solar energy. He was talking to delegation of a Chinese company Zonergy Corporation headed by its President Richard J Guo in Islamabad today (Tuesday).
The Prime Minister said renewable energy, being future of Pakistan, will help generate cheaper electricity and reduce the burden of inflation on the people. He said a pre-bidding conference on solar energy projects will be held in Islamabad tomorrow to discuss prospects for use of renewable energy sources in the country. He said Pakistan has to import expensive fuel to generate electricity which increases the cost of electricity.
Speaking about the Pak-China historic bilateral ties, the Prime Minister said China has always supported Pakistan at all fronts and through China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project, which is part of China’s wider Belt and Road Initiative. China is investing in infrastructure, industry and various sectors in Pakistan. The Chinese delegation also presented a cheque of huge amount as a donation from Zonergy Corporation to Prime Minister’s Flood Relief Fund.
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