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U.S. Embassy Leads Pakistani Government and Business Delegation on Power Generation Trade Mission

U.S. Embassy Leads Pakistani Government and Business Delegation on Power Generation Trade Mission
November 30, 2017

ISLAMABAD: U.S. Embassy Economic Counselor William Laitinen will lead a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to participate in the Power-Gen International trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada, and to visit the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Denver, Colorado, from December 4-8, 2017.  The delegation will seek to promote U.S.-Pakistan bilateral commercial ties and increase trade and investment in the energy sector.

 The world’s largest power generation event, Power-Gen International is the industry leader in providing comprehensive coverage of energy-sector trends, technologies and issues.  More than 1,400 companies will exhibit their products and solutions to over 20,000 attendees.  The Pakistani government officials will have the opportunity to take a technical tour of iconic Hoover Dam as part of the trade show.  Following the Power-Gen trade show, the delegation will visit the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Denver to gain insight into U.S. renewable energy technologies and best practices.

 “The Pakistani market is poised for progress, guided by a motivated government working to strengthen and expand economic and foreign investment development,” said Stephen Knode, Commercial Counselor at the U.S. Consulate in Karachi.  “Pakistan’s business climate is improving slowly but surely, buoyed by a well-educated population looking for business prospects. The delegation will have the opportunity to learn about the latest products and technologies in the power sector, and will have a significant impact on Pakistan’s power generation.”

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