Minister: (US Embassy’s Deputy Chief meets Khawaja Asif)

ISLAMABAD: A US delegation led by Mr. Jonathan Pratt , Deputy Chief of The Embassy called on Khawaja Mohammad Asif, Federal Minister for Water and Power here in his office on Thursday and discussed areas of mutual interest and cooperation, particularly in the field of energy and defense.

The delegation apprised the minister about the ongoing US projects in energy sector. The delegation said that to solve the energy issue of Pakistan is one of the top priorities of the US government.

The Minister assured that the government of Pakistan would facilitate its business community to participate in the International Energy Conference, scheduled in the first week of December this year in Washington DC. In the meeting, it was also discussed that Pakistan has a lot of wind energy potential at the coastal line of Baluchistan, that is needed to be exploited.