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Govt to attract investment in energy sector: PM

A three-member Korean delegation led by Dr. Choi Moon-Sok, Chief Executive Officer of Concentrix Solar, Korea called on Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf here at the Prime Minister House on Tuesday evening.Dr. Choi Moon-Sok informed the Prime Minister that his company which is a subsidiary of German company is interested to make investment in the energy sector and has plans to construct a 300 MW solar energy plant near Quetta, Balochistan.The Prime Minister said that Pakistan assigns high importance to the development of renewable energy sources in the face of acute energy shortage in the country.The Prime Minister welcomed investment in energy sector and said the government would encourage generation of electricity by exploiting the solar energy, as it has great potential in the country where sun light is available in abundance.He said if electricity can be produced through solar energy at affordable rates, it can be utilized to meet domestic demand as well as our agriculture needs.

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