Pakistan In Focus - ECONOMIC TIMES OF PAKISTAN- Italian firms encouraged to invest in energy sector.


The government has an open door policy for investment, said Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Petroleum Nadeem Babar.

In a meeting with Italian Ambassador to Pakistan Stefano Pontecorvo, who called on him on Friday, Babar assured complete cooperation and facilitation to Italian companies operating in the energy sector of Pakistan. The special assistant further informed the envoy regarding investment opportunities in oil and gas exploration and production sector of the country. He added that the government had planned to hold open bidding for awarding new oil and gas exploration blocks by the end of this year.

"Pakistan expects that Italian companies will actively participate in the...

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