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Norway can help lessen Pak energy crisis: Nawaz

President Pakistan Muslim League (N) Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan can benefit from Norway in dealing with the energy-crisis.

In a meeting with Muhammad Nawaz Sharif held on Friday at Raiwind, Norway’s Ambassador to Pakistan, Miss Cecile Landsverk, said that Pakistan and Norway should enhance cooperation with reference to gas, oil and hydropower projects.

She said her country enjoyed the third place in the world with reference to gas resources and the fifth in terms of oil reserves while Norway was at the sixth spot in the field of hydropower.Nawaz Sharif said there were vast opportunities for cooperation between Pakistan and Norway in the fields of energy, governance, education, health and social development.

The PML-N President, Nawaz Sharif, further said that exports of Pakistan to Norway, including those related to cotton, textiles, and leather, should be enhanced. Norway has been enjoying economic and trade relations with Pakistan for a long time now, he maintained.

Nawaz lauded the role of the Norwegian government during the relief work for the flood-victims in 2010. Meanwhile, the office-bearers of Faisalabad chapter of PML-N, Chaudhary Asim Nazir and Chaudhary Zahid Nazir, met with Nawaz Sharif and Chief Minister Punjab, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, in the presence of former member of the UK Parliament, Chaudhary Sarwar.

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