US Ambassador Donald Blome meets Power Division Delegation to Discuss Energy Collaboration.

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Islamabad, US Ambassador Donald Blome held constructive discussions with a delegation from Pakistan’s Power Division, led by Federal Minister for Power Sardar Awais Ahmad Khan Leghari, at the minister’s office in Islamabad today.

During the meeting, Pakistan reiterated its commitment to clean energy. In addition, Pakistan has requested US assistance in unlocking the Green Climate Fund, aiming to equip itself for the impending environmental challenges.

Furthermore, the US Ambassador expressed interest of US based Companies and DFC in investing in renewable energy projects, aligning with Pakistan’s goal to double the share of renewables in its energy mix over the next 8-10 years under Sustainable Development Goal 7.

Moreover, the Federal minister for Power highlighted the key parameters of Pakistan’s upcoming “Fan Replacement Program,” which is set to be initiated in the near future for energy conservation. Minister invited USAID support for the implementation of conservation initiatives of Pakistan.

In addition, the US Ambassador highlighted the importance of upcoming Economic Dialogue in USA and requested a strong presence from Pakistan side.