Danish companies keen to invest in Green energy projects: Khawaja Asif

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 8 (APP): A delegation of Denmark here on Tuesday called on Federal Minister for Water and Power, Khawaja Asif.
During the meeting upcoming energy projects and ways to attract more international investments to Pakistan especially in wind energy sector were discussed, said a press release issued here.

The delegation was comprised Political Director of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jesper Moller Sorensen along with the Danish Charge d’Affaires, Helle Nielsen and the Commercial Counselor, Assar Qureshi Pakistan and Denmark enjoy close and cordial relations and are working closely together on a bilateral and multilateral level.

Pakistan has a huge potential for renewable energy and Denmark has long been a pioneer, especially in wind energy. The Danish companies are global leaders in green energy and energy efficiency. In these areas, Denmark has something to offer Pakistan, which is facing a serious energy challenge.
During the meeting, Sorensen also briefed the Minister about the Danish success story of transitioning from a society dependent on imported fossil-fuel to a completely energy independent economy with an increasing amount of renewables in the energy mix.
Speaking on the occasion the Minister said, the policies of the government were business friendly and all the government machinery would facilitate the international investors.

He assured the Danish delegation that the government would facilitate international companies who were interested to invest in Pakistan.Regarding the cooperation in energy sector, the minister appreciated that Denmark had state of the art technology in
renewable energies, particularly in wind and hoped that Pakistan would get benefits from its experiences in this regards.