Minister: (Italian Trade Commissioner meets Water and Power Minister)

ISLAMABAD: Mr. Riccardo Monti, Italian Trade Commissioner, called on Kh. Mohammad Asif, Federal Minister for Water and Power here in his office on Wednesday.

They discussed cooperation in the field of auto sector, infrastructure development, energy sector and defence. It was apprised that the Italian have great capacity in renewable energy mainly in solar energy and hydra power.

They officers their services to the people of Pakistan to harness the energy issue. Speaking on the occasion, the minister said that Pakistan would get benefit from the experiences of the Italian scientist particularly in energy and environmental protection.

Both the sides agreed that for the environmental protection and environmental engineering may popularized in Pakistan as unfortunately Pakistan has done almost nothing for the treatment of industrial and municipal waters.

They also agreed that joint working groups might be constituted to explore the feasible avenues in cooperation of various sectors which have social economics significance in the country.