Saudi envoy receives briefing on Pak-KSA energy projects

By Staff Reporter
Thursday – January 7, 2021
ISLAMABAD: The energy minister (EM) Omar Ayub Khan informed Saudi Arabian envoy, Wednesday, of incumbent’s focus on energy projects under new renewable energy policy to harness local resources for power generation with revival of exploration, production activities in oil and gas sector to attract foreign investment.

According to a press release, ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to Pakistan Nawaf bin Saeed Ahmed Al-Malki called on the EM in federal capital.

Both sides deliberated upon the joint ventures between Pakistan and the KSA in petroleum and energy sectors.

EM Khan apprised the Saudi envoy about progress on various energy projects in lieu of investment-friendly policies introduced by the incumbent regime in diverse fields for thriving economic development.

He said the diversified market of energy sector is one of the prime investment destinations to boost economic growth.

Saudi envoy Ahmed Al-Malki acknowledged the efforts made by EM Khan and his team for Pak-Saudi projects in energy sector.

He stressed, KSA will continue to work with Pakistan for strengthening bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries.

The special assistant to prime minister on petroleum (SAPM-P) Nadeem Babar along-with power division secretary Ali Raza Bhutta were present in the meeting.