Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Petroleum & Power Mr. Tabish Gohar met with United States Chargé d' Affaires a.i Angela Aggeler in his office this morning. During the meeting, both discussed the outlook and market of energy sector in the Pakistan.
The SAPM gave an overview of Pakistan's energy Sector and the earnest endeavours of the incumbent government to reform the energy sector of the country. He also reaffirmed Pakistan's commitment to cleaner fuels and green energy. He further highlighted that the government would forge massive addition of renewable capacity ie 30% by 2030 with 45% share of hydel power generation.
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The SAPM also underlined the importance of the gas storage facilities & said that the government is working on construction of strategic gas storages and this project would enhance country's capability to import gas and ensure sustainable economic growth.
During the interaction, Ms. Aggeler commended the government’s renewable energy policy and suggested that US & Pakistan must outline the priority areas to create enabling environment for cooperation on government-to-government basis in petroleum & power sector.