Pakistan, US agree to devise roadmap for businesses in renewable energy.

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan and the United States have agreed to develop a roadmap for pursuing new businesses in green and renewable energy sector both in public and private sector. This understanding was reached during a meeting between Minister of State for Petroleum Musadik Masood Malik with Regional Director for Indo-Pacific for US Trade and Development Agency Verinda Fike with delegations in Washington.

The US side would provide financial and technical expertise for undertaking feasibility studies for mutually agreed projects, according to a Radio Pakistan's report.

A delegation of Pakistani businessmen would be visiting the United States along their counterparts from Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand to study methane abatement technologies and conversion of bio-methane into fertilizers during the first quarter of the next year.

During the meeting US Country Manager for the Indo-Pacific Region at USTDA Tanvi Madhusudanan was also present. The two sides discussed in detail ways and means to enhance productivity in the energy sector and plugging Pakistan into global value chain through innovative technologies and creative business models.

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