ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Wednesday said that the hallmark of new energy policy, was efficiency, transparency and provision of relief to the common man.
The Prime Minister was talking to a delegation of Pakistan International Business and Investment Council (PIBIC), led by Special Envoy to PM for Overseas Trade and Investment Javed Malik.
The Prime Minister said the government identified energy sector as an engine for growth and took a number of initiatives to attract foreign investment for exploration of new resources and make the existing power system efficient.
“We look forward to foreign investors and private entrepreneurs to support Pakistan in its multi-pronged efforts to address this huge energy shortfall through enhanced exploration and production of indigenous resources,” he added.
He said that efforts were already afoot to reform the national economy in order to tap the vast human and natural resources.
They had also relaxed investment regulations to attract foreign direct investment in multiple sectors, he added.
The meeting was also attended by Dr. Musadiq Mallik Special Assistant to PM and Mifta Aslam Chairman BOI.