Pakistan, US agree on Energy Cooperation Strategy

WASHINGTON: Pakistan and the United States have agreed on Energy Cooperation Strategy, which sets priorities for the Clean Energy Partnership through 2020.


This was decided at a meeting of the Pakistan-US Energy Working Group which met in Washington today.

The US officials appreciated the Pakistan economic reform agenda especially in the energy sector. Both countries reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthen their multifaceted partnership that reflects a shared interest in increased economic ties and Pakistan’s stability and growth.

The two sides agreed to work closely on CASA-1000 and TAPI gas pipeline projects.

Pakistani delegation was jointly led by Federal Minister for Water and Power, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, and Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.