Investment in Pakistan: Chinese firm eyes power sector


Our Correspondent March 15, 2015

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of a Chinese company that met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the PM House on Friday expressed interest in investing in Pakistan’s power sector. The delegation of the China Gezhouba Group Investment Holding Company was led by the company’s CFO, Lin Xiaodan. The PM said his government was taking measures to tackle the energy shortage in the country. He said the government had made investor-friendly policies to encourage foreign investment, particularly in the power sector. The delegation expressed interest in investing in the Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project as well as in coal-fired, LNG-based and solar power plants in Pakistan.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 14th, 2015.


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