China’s NDRC vows to make investment in energy sector in Pakistan
SUZHOU - Lian Weiliang, Vice Chairman of China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has vowed to enhance the energy investment in Pakistan.
NDRC on Friday told Pakistan’s Energy Minister Omar Ayub that China would continue to complement Pakistan’s efforts in reforming and expanding its energy sector.
“Pakistan has great potential to grow and its energy market will witness major expansion in the coming years and China will continue to complement Pakistan’s efforts in reforming and expanding its energy sector,” VC NDRC told Omar Ayub who met him here in China’s Suzhou city.
During the meeting, Lian, a minister-level official of The People’s Republic of China, recognizing the imperatives of further reinforcing ties between two iron brothers, maintained that both countries could regularly review the progress of various energy projects and jointly formulate strategies and plans to oversee their speedy and timely execution.
He particularly stressed that Chinese leadership at the highest level remained committed to further invest in Pakistan’s energy sector for its consolidation and self-sufficiency
Omar Ayub thanked Lian for inviting Pakistan’s delegation to attend the Belt and Road Energy Ministerial Conference, which was held in Suzhou yesterday, and hoped that the conference under China’s visionary leadership would play a critical role in rebuilding and diversifying regional energy landscape.
The federal minister for energy also took the opportunity to brief his interlocutor about the energy priorities of the PTI government.