WB hails Pak energy sector reforms



ISLAMABAD: The World Bank’s Country Director for Pakistan, Najy Benhassine has appreciated the energy sector reforms undertaken by the Pakistan government.
Najy Benhassine was talking to Federal Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar on Wednesday.
Benhassine and Azhar during the meeting also reviewed progress about the World Bank funded ongoing projects in the energy sector.
Appreciating the World Bank’s support in the economic development of Pakistan, the minister said that Pakistan values its partnership with the World Bank and other financial institutions.
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 the 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. – TLTP


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