Ambassador of Denmark calls on Prime Minister

Islamabad, July 26, 2012 (PPI-OT): Ambassador of Denmark Mr. Uffe Wolffhechel paid a farewell call on Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf at PM’s House here this morning.

The outgoing Ambassador thanked the people and government of Pakistan for the hospitality and cooperation during his tenure as Ambassador. He said that he has seen a marked enhancement in the bilateral relations between the two countries.

The Prime Minister appreciated the Ambassador for his personal efforts during his tenure to promote relations between Pakistan and Denmark. He said that his tenure was successful in this regard.

The Prime Minister observed that excellent bilateral relations existed between Pakistan and Denmark. He mentioned the assistance of Denmark to Pakistan in different fields which spoke volumes of the Danish peoples’ respect for Pakistan.

The Prime Minister said that thirty thousand Pakistanis were living in Denmark and were contributing to economy of host country as well as that of Pakistan.

The outgoing Ambassador apprised the Prime Minister about the Danish-Pakistan Business Club, comprising businessmen from Pakistan and Denmark. He said that the forum proved to be a very positive initiative where businessmen from both sides exchanged their experience and discussed ways and means to explore business opportunities.

The Prime Minister emphasized more exchanges of delegations at various levels, which he said, were very important for the relations between the two countries.

The Prime Minister said that the renewable energy sector in Pakistan offered very profitable prospects for Danish investors. He especially mentioned the wind energy, for which the Karachi’s coast is best suitable.

The Ambassador said that the Danish companies had shown their interest in this sector.

The Prime Minister wished the outgoing Ambassador for his new assignment as Human Rights Ambassador. He said that his new assignment was even more challenging. He hoped that he would continue to work for promoting bilateral relations between the two countries.

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