Pakistan, Denmark form JTWG to boost energy cooperation

Pakistan, Denmark form working Pakistanistan, Denmark, G2G, TORs, ENERGY group for energy audit
Pakistan, Denmark form working Pakistan, Denmark, G2G, TORs, ENERGY group for energy audit

Pakistan and Denmark, constituted a joint technical working group to develop TORs for on Government-to-Government (G2G) agreements focusing on energy audit and demand forecast in the country on Monday.

Both sides also contemplated the findings and recommendations by Danish Energy team on G2G-collaboration in energy sector in view of newly approved Alternative Energy Policy.

Federal Minister for Energy Omar Ayub Khan presided over a meeting with Danish technical energy team along with Danish Ambassador Lis Rosenholm in Islamabad.

The Danish Ambassador while lauding the government’s commitment to refurbish the energy sector, said that the new policy is more transparent as it provides a level playing field for all.

She reiterated that G2G agreement would be on based equal partnership and its prime focus is to set up a joint energy group for exchange of experience at both policy and operational level, so that, both countries would establish long-term strategic collaboration in energy sector.

At onset of meeting, Danish Technical team presented the report on technical support to Pakistan in Renewable energy and Energy efficiency sectors and underscored the need of strategic energy cooperation between the two countries.

Omar Ayub while acknowledging the lead role of Denmark in clean and green energy at the global level said that Pakistan too embarked upon taping huge indigenous potential of renewable energy.

The Minister said that Pakistan’s New Renewable Energy Policy would bring opportunities for investors due to transparent policies of the current government.