President encourages further Norwegian investment

By Staff Reporter
Saturday – August 7, 2021
ISLAMABAD: The president Arif Alvi said, on Friday, that the collaboration between Nizam Energy and Norwegian Scatec Solar to build solar plant in Sukkur was a positive development that will encourage more Norwegian companies and investors to take benefit of the investors-friendly environment of Pakistan.

According to a press release, he made these remarks while talking to the outgoing ambassador of Norway to Pakistan, Kjell-Gunnar Eriksen, who called on him, at Aiwan-e-Sadr, in the federal capital.

President Alvi added that the presence of a large number of Norwegian companies in Pakistan is a testimony to growing trade relations between the two countries.

He emphasised the need for enhanced economic and cultural relations between Norway and Pakistan.

President Alvi said that both countries have huge potential to boost trade and economic cooperation for the mutual benefits of the two sides.

He said that Norway has been a strong partner for investment, trade and development cooperation.

The president also highlighted the brutalities being committed by the belligerent neighbour in the Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) against the Muslim population.

He emphasised that the international community needed to fulfil its commitment to grant the people of Kashmir their right to self-determination in accordance with the United Nations (UN) Security Council (UNSC) resolutions.

President Alvi thanked the Norwegian government for restoring and conserving the historical heritage in Lahore.

He congratulated Kjell-Gunnar Eriksen on completion of his tenure as ambassador and appreciated his efforts in promoting relations between the two countries in all fields, particularly in economic and cultural sectors by establishing linkages with the government officials as well as private sectors.