Overcome energy crisis with wind energy: Denmark envoy

Karachi: Denmark ambassador in Pakistan Jesper Moller Sorensen said that Pakistan may fulfil its 50 per cent electricity need through wind power by 2020.

Denmark by the end of last year was producing 54 per cent of its power requirement through wind power which is a world record, half of the world wind power turbines are being manufactured in Denmark.

This he stated at a seminar on Denmark, “Pakistan and our partnership”, organized by Business Administration Society, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University Karachi this evening.

President, M A Jinnah University, Prof Dr Abdul Wahab Chaired the seminar.

He said that in order to achieve socioeconomic goals of national development and prosperity it has become very necessary for Pakistan to adopt open door policy, decision maker (GPA) solving business obstacles and bureaucratic hurdles. He said that Denmark is known one of happiest country in the world because we remained successful to meet the challenges of supply of clean water, enhanced energy requirement efficiently, due attention to health care and life science, improvement in provision of healthy food stuff to people and change in agricultural traditions.

Jesper Moller Sornsen informed that Denmark’s total export to Pakistan is $ 224 million (Goods $ 98 million and Services $ 126 million) while on the other hand Pakistan export to Denmark is Goods $ 101 million and Services $ 68 million. He said the major problems of Pakistan presently are security of peoples, corruption, legal complications, uncertainty and lack of political stability which are the main hurdles to attract foreign investors here.

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