Japan prepares special training programme for Pakistan in energy sector.


ISLAMABAD -- Japan Tuesday said it had prepared a special training programme for Pakistan in energy sector with special focus on emerging Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) market, which would start soon.

'A training program specifically designed for Pakistan would soon be commenced,' said Director General of Japan's Agency for Natural Resources and Energy Ryo Minami, who along with Ambassador Kuninori Matsuda called on Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Petroleum Nadeem Babar here, a Petroleum Division press release said.

Minami presented an overview of the Japanese Agency for Natural Resources and Energy and its areas of focus in Japan and around the world.

He also shared details of various training programmes being undertaken by Japan in the energy sector for emerging energy and LNG markets.

The training program is the result of a request made by Federal Minister for Energy Omar Ayub Khan during his recent visit to Japan.

The visiting delegate gave an overview of leading Japanese conglomerates like Mitsui and Mitsubishi in LNG markets across the globe.

Nadeem Babar thanked and appreciated the decision of the Japanese Government to initiate a special training program for Pakistan.

Welcoming the decision, he termed it 'vital' for improving skills and capacity building of human resource employed in Pakistan's energy market.

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