ANKARA, 9 September 2013: Turkish Minister for Energy and Natural Resources Mr. Taner Yıldız in a meeting here today with Ambassador of Pakistan in Turkey Mr. Muhammad Haroon Shaukat assured full support his government for initiating various development and investment projects in the energy sector. The meeting took place in the backdrop of the forthcoming Turkey visit of the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

Mr. Haroon Shaukat recalled the recent successful “Pakistan Energy Forum” which the Pakistan Embassy organized in Istanbul. Senior officials from Pakistan briefed the leading Turkish energy sector executives about the huge energy market in Pakistan and the incentives offered by Pakistan to investors. Mr. Haroon informed that Pakistan Energy Forum was instrumental in sensitizing the Turkish investors about various projects in hydel, coal, and renewable energy sectors.