High Commissioner of Canada calls on Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources

Islamabad, July 02, 2013 (PPI-OT): H.E. Greg Giokas, High Commissioner of Canada to Pakistan called on Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi here on Tuesday in Islamabad.

While talking to the Canadian High Commissioner, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that Pakistan enjoys cordial and friendly relations with Canada and pledged to carry these ties forward in the new Government. He observed that Pakistan has huge reserves of natural resources and there is an ample opportunity to invest in the Oil, Gas and Mineral sectors. He said that we welcome Canadian investment and technical support in the oil and gas sector in Pakistan.

H.E. Gres Giokas, congratulated the Minister on smooth transfer of power in Pakistan through a political process to the newly elected government of PML (N), and hoped that this will help strengthen the democratic process in Pakistan. Canadian High Commissioner said that Canadian Government will continue its support to Pakistan in social and economic uplift .

For more information, contact:
Irfan Ashraf Qazi
Public Relations Officer
Ministry for Petroleum and Natural Resources
Mobile: 0334-4487654
Tel: +9251 921 0220 -9206416
Fax: +9251 921 3180
Email: minister@mpnr.gov.pk

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