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N. Korean envoy calls on Raja Ashraf


ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of North Korea to Pakistan, H.E Mr. Ri Yong Hwan also called on Federal Minister for Water and Power, Raja Pervez Ashraf here on Friday and discussed matters of mutual interest especially power sector to further strengthen the economic ties between the two countries. The Minister welcomed the Ambassador and informed about the current energy crisis situation faced by Pakistan. He said that the new political government of Pakistan is fully determined to facilitate the foreign investors and remove all hindrances and bottlenecks to promote investment in the power sector in Pakistan.

He said that today Pakistan is facing great challenges especially in power sector as the shortage of energy has badly affected the country’s economy. He expressed the hope that his Ministry would be benefited with expertise of the Korean Business communities. The Korean Ambassador said that they were aware of the energy crises world over and informed the Minister that his country had great experience in hydel and thermal power generation and offered that his government would provide any possible assistance to Pakistan in this respect.-SANA

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