Sindh gears up for Chinese ‘winds of change’ with another MoU

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Sindh is rich in natural resources and Chinese entrepreneurs should utilise these resources for the mutual benefit of both countries, said Sindh Assembly Speaker Nisar Ahmed Khuhro while talking with Orient Group of Energy Chairman Zhang Hongwei before singing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding wind energy generation in the province. According to an official handout issued on Thursday, Khuhro said Sindh has huge potential and this is the time for economic development. He said the government is taking steps to utilise these resources for the benefit of the common man. He also said Chinese companies should benefit from the opportunities offered by the Sindh government, particularly in the field of energy. He further said all kinds of energy generation resources, including hydro, solar, wind and biogas, need to be exploited so that everyone could benefit from them and improve their socio-economic condition.

Khuhro said the biggest challenge of Pakistan is the energy crisis, and the present government has taken a number of steps to meet it.
He said the present government accords the highest priority to further strengthening Pakistan’s relationship with China.
Hongwei said his organisation is already working in Pakistan and after signing the MoU, they would start work for the production of wind energy in Sindh.
He said 2011 has a special significance in China-Pakistan relationship as this year marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
He also said President Asif Ali Zardari is taking keen interest in the socio-economic uplift of the people of Pakistan.
Ambassador Masood Khan praised Hongwei for his keen interest in the energy sector of Pakistan.
He said the Orient Group is not only carrying out its business in Pakistan, but also contributing to the social sector for the betterment of the people.
Later, Sindh Coal & Energy Development Department Investment Secretary Muhammad Younas Dagha signed the MoU with Hongwei for wind energy generation in Sindh.

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