Australian company keen to invest in Pakistan’s energy sector

ISLAMABAD: Australian iron ore company Fortescue Metals Group Ltd. has expressed keen interest to invest in Pakistan’s renewable energy sector and green industry.

The Company’s Chairman Andrew Forrest expressed interest during a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad today (Monday).

During the meeting, Andrew Forrest expressed hoped that the investment by Fortescue Group would help create employment opportunities for Pakistanis, besides introducing new technology solutions for a host of industries.

The Company’s Chairman also appreciated the strategy adopted by Pakistan’s government in dealing with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

In this regard, the Prime Minister appreciated the interest of Fortescue Group in Pakistan and assured all possible facilitation in undertaking business ventures in the country.

PM Imran also pointed out the government’s investment-friendly policies and highlighted the economic recovery of the country in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The premier also underscored the government’s strategy to contain the outbreak of the novel coronavirus through a smart lockdown and simultaneously reaching out to the millions of poor through the government’s flagship Ehsaas Program.

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