Japan grid stations to help save power
April 9th, 2012 | Technology Times | No Comments
Staff Report ISBLAMABAD: Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan Hiroshi Oe has said that National Transmission Lines and Grid Stations Strengthening Project” of Japan worth Rs30 billion, will help Pakistan save electricity used in about 2 million average households.
“The Pak-Japan project, soon after its completion, will help Pakistan in overcoming its growing energy demand,” said the Japanese envoy told the media here last week.
He said that the energy crisis in Pakistan is getting worst the passage of time. However, he said that the project is going make turnaround in the country in the energy sector.
Considering the vast potentials in Pak-Japan bilateral relationship, he said there is much more work to be done, and therefore, he cannot be complacent about the current status of ties.
To a question, he said about 30 Japanese companies are operating in Pakistan including joint ventures with Pakistani companies related to automobiles, motorcycles and service industries such as constructors, IPPs, financial institutions and trading houses.
Highlighting the need to enhance the potential of manpower in Japan for Pakistani youth, he said trade opportunities with Japan must expand and interactions with Japan will surely provide vast opportunities to the youth of Pakistan.
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