The Governor General of the southern Iranian province of Fars Hossein Sadegh Abedin has offered support to Punjab in the fields of energy, agriculture, research in medicinal plants and fibre glass manufacturing. The governor general was speaking at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) as the head of an Iranian business delegation on Tuesday.
Abedin said that the province of Fars enjoys the highest level of expertise in exploration and development in the petroleum and gas sectors, and invited Pakistani businessmen to initiate joint ventures in these areas.
Abedin added that Fars is ready to help Pakistan in overcoming energy crisis by providing technological assistance and exporting energy resources.
Senator Zulfiqar Khosa said that the Punjab government was taking all possible measures to increase trade and economic relations
Published in The Express Tribune, May 30th, 2012.