Minister: (Ambassador of Germany meets Water and Power Minister)

ISLAMABAD: Ms. Ina Lepal , Ambassador of Germany called on Khawaja Mohammad Asif, Federal Minister for Water and Power, here on Tuesday and discussed areas of mutual interest and cooperation in the field of energy and defence.

Both the side agreed that Pakistan and Germany enjoy close and cordial relations, and have mutual consensus on regional and international issues.

In the meeting the scheduled visit of Dr. Ursula von der leyen ,Defence Minister of Germany to Pakistan also came under discussion.

The Minister said that he would warmly welcome his German counterpart and hoped that the visit would further strengthen bilateral relations.

Regarding the cooperation in energy sector, it was apprised that Germany has state of the art technology in renewable energies particularly in solar and wind energies. The Minister said that to harness the energy crisis, Pakistan would get benefits from the experiences of Germany.