Denmark ready to provide assistance in energy, renewable energy, agri and dairy sectors to Pakistan: Ambassador

RAWALPINDI, Dec 31(INP):  The ambassador of Denmark Jesper Moller Sorensen has said that there are huge investment opportunities in Pakistan and Embassy had manage to bring representatives of Danish companies first time ever in Pakistan in October, 2014 and arranged meeting with different Chambers. He said that as member of European Union Denmark supported Pakistan in getting GSP plus Status.

“There are law & order issues in some areas of Pakistan but rest of the country is as safe as any other can be”, he added.

Ambassador said that his country can provide assistance to Pakistan in energy, renewable energy resources like energy from waste and wind to bring Pakistan out of prevailing situation.

He was exchanging these views with the President Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) Syed Asad Mashadi during his visit to Chamber on Wednesday. Commercial Advisor Aslam Pervaiz, Communication Officer Saleem Anwar, Senior Vice President Mian Humayun Parvez, members’ executive committee and other members of the Chamber were also present on the occasion.

Ambassador said that Denmark generates 42 percent of its total energy from wind and can play its role to arrange meetings of Danish businessmen with their Pakistani counterparts. He also ensured assistance in agri and dairy sectors of Pakistan.

Speaking on the occasion President RCCI Syed Asad Mashadi said that Rawalpindi Chamber is extending its Single Country Expos to other countries of the world and willing to organize a single country Expo in Denmark. He said that trade volume between the two countries is just $425 million which needs to improved and major exports of Pakistan to Denmark are leather, textile, cotton yarn, rice and sports goods while Denmark major exports item to Pakistan includes machinery, chemical, petroleum and pharmaceutical etc.

President RCCI said that Chamber is establishing incubation center for business women to promote women entrepreneurs. He informed the honorable ambassador that Chamber is regularly arranging different training workshops and seminars for capacity building of the members.

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