Ministry of Energy (Petroleum Division)

Minister of State for Petroleum & Natural Resources, Jam Kamal Khan chairing a meeting with delegation of General Electric, International Operations Company USA in Islamabad on November, 20, 2013.

Islamabad; November, 20th 2013: General Electric (GE) has shown keen interest to inverts in Pakistan's energy sector, especially in Oil & Gas and Power Sectors. In this connection a delegation of General Electric (GE) Company led by Mr. Shane Fitzsimons, Chief Financial Officer, GE International Operations is on a two days visit to Pakistan to look into the investment opportunities in the energy sectors. A meeting with the GE's delegation was held in the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources in Islamabad today. The meeting was chaired by the Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Jam Kamal Khan. Secretary MP & NR, Abid Saeed and the other senior officials of the ministry also attended the meeting. The representative of GE briefed the Minister of State on its ongoing project in Pakistan in the Oil & Gas and Power sectors. The company shown keeps interest to further invest in the energy sector in Pakistan especially in technological aspects and the efficiency improvement in Oil and Gas and Power sector.

The Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources Jam Kamal Khan while talking to the delegation said that energy shortage is the major concern of the Government of Pakistan and Government is fully focused to deal with this serious challenge to address the energy deficiency in Pakistan. He said that Prime Minister has taken all possible measures to give full confidence to the investors so that they may invest in energy sector with full confidence in the investment friendly environment. The minister stated that we are exploring all possible options to deal with problems which include hydel, coal, wind, solar power generation as well as the import of LNG
and Natural Gas from the neighboring countries.