Turkish traders to invest in mining, hydel sectors in Pakistan

ANKARA: Turkish Minister for Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey Taner Yildiz during a meeting with a high level delegation from Pakistan that met him here said Turkish government will encourage Turkish entrepreneurs to invest in mining and hydel sectors in Pakistan.


Minister for Mines and Minerals of the government of Punjab Sher Ali Khan led Pakistan side during the meeting.

The delegation included Ambassador of Pakistan Sohail Mahmood, Additional Chief Secretary Punjab Dr. Jehanzeb Khan and Secretary Mining Dr. Arshad Mahmood.

Pakistan side made a comprehensive presentation about potential energy projects in the Punjab province including coal-based and small hydro-power plants.

Pakistan delegation will hold a road show on Thursday in Ankara and will be meeting with the leading Turkish contractors in hydel and coal sector.