Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif held a meeting with the Prime Minister of Norway Ms. Erna Solberg at the United Nations Headquarters here today.
Both leader discussed the existing level of cooperation between the two countries and decided to further enhance bilateral relations especially in the field of energy. They also also discussed the regional situation particularly with reference to the recent developments in Afghanistan.
The Prime Minister informed his counterpart about the measures taken by the government to resolve the problem of shortages of electricity in Pakistan and how all possible energy sources were being utilized to generate electricity.
Norwegian Prime Minister while appreciating the steps taken by the government to utilize alternate energy sources assured its support to Pakistan in this field.
The Prime Minister also informed him about favorable investment climate in Pakistan and said that Norwegian companies would be welcome to invest in Pakistan specially in the field of energy and infrastructure development.
The Norwegian Prime Minister appreciated the role of the Pakistani diaspora in the development of her country.
Special Assistant to PM, Mr. Tariq Fatimi, Permanent Representative to UN, Ambassador Masood Khan, Additional Secretary, PM’s Office, Mr. Fawad Hassan Fawad were also present during the meeting.