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Bukhari urges Polish government to invest in energy sector

Chairman Senate Syed Nayyer Hussain Bokhari on Thursday urged Polish government to extend cooperation in various areas including energy sector.

The Chairman said this during a meeting with Polish President Bronislaw Komoroowski, said a message received here.

He thanked the Polish government and leadership for the support it extended to Pakistan in its quest for EU autonomous Trade Preferences (ATPs) which has allowed duty free access of some Pakistani products the market.

He also highlighted the country’s firm democratic footing and the first democratic transition of power in Pakistan from one democratically elected government to the next one as a result of May 11 general elections.

The Polish President reciprocated his good wishes for Pakistan’s leadership and expressed his happiness to receive the invitation.

He congratulated the Chairman at the peaceful transition of Government.

He highlighted Pakistan’s desire for stability in the region, through good relations with India and progress in the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned process of reconciliation in Afghanistan.

The Chairman extended on behalf of the President of Pakistan, an invitation to the Polish President to visit Pakistan.

The meeting took place in the city of Krakow which is former capital of Poland and is also know as cultural capital of the country.

While in Krakow, the President of Geofyzika Krakow and the representatives of Exalo Drilling also met the Chairman who urged them to invest in Pakistan since it is a promising and profitable market and offers immense prospects for investment in the energy sector.

The polish entrepreneurs showed keen interest in further availing the business and investment opportunities.

The chairman also attended luncheon hosted by the Governor of the Melopolska region and visited historic sites in Krakow.

Earlier, during meeting with Marshal of the Polish Senate, Chairman Senate apprised about the regional situation prevailing in the area with special reference to Pakistan’s relations with India and the reconciliation efforts in Afghanistan.

The Marshal of Polish Senate expressed support to Pakistan’s efforts to avail the scholarship programmes and other academic facilities offered by the EU.

He assured that capacity building programmes of Pakistan in the crisis management areas and energy sector will be supported by Poland.

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