World Bank Country Director calls on Energy Minister

Federal Minister of Energy Mr. Hammad Azhar received World Bank’s Country Director for Pakistan Mr. Najy Benhassine at his office in Islamabad today.

The meeting also reviewed progress about the World Bank funded ongoing projects in the energy sector.

Mr. Najy Benhassine appreciated the energy sector reforms undertaken by the Government.

Appreciating World Bank’s support in economic development of Pakistan, Minister Hammad Azhar said Pakistan values its partnership with the World Bank and other financial institutions.

Minister Hammad Azhar lauded the World Bank’s role in support of various development initiatives of the Government of Pakistan, especially in the energy sector. He underscored importance of the Bank’s assistance for Pakistan’s energy sector reform programme.

The Minister hoped that continuous engagement with the World Bank for bringing improvements in the power sector will further promote governance, efficiency, service delivery and shall bring benefits for the common people.

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