Published On: Fri, Jan 10th, 2014
Published in Category: Business

Denmark wants to promote trade with Pakistan: Envoy

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ISLAMABAD: Danish Ambassador Jesper M. Sorensen has welcomed the newly established Pakistan-Denmark Parliamentary Friendship Group which will promote and deepen friendly relations between the two democratic countries

He expressed these views while calling on Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq here on Thursday

He told the Speaker that as part of Denmark’s newly launched 50 million dollar development programme‚ assistance will now be provided to provincial assemblies in the areas of legislation‚ policy and budget oversight‚ and for the national human rights system and capacities to promote and protect human rights.

He said that Denmark wants to increase trade relations with Pakistan. He said that the Danish Embassy is now actively engaged in creating partnerships between Danish and Pakistani companies.

Pakistan can take advantage of the Danish competencies and products in areas such as renewable energy‚ energy efficiency‚ life science‚ and agriculture.