Pakistan-US agree to dialogue on cooperation in Civil Nuclear Technology

Islamabad: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said that Pakistan and United States have agreed to hold dialogue on the cooperation in civil nuclear technology. He was talking to media after a meeting with American trade delegation headed by Elizabeth Little who called on him here.

The Minister said the US delegation expressed willingness to invest in bio-energy sector in Pakistan to overcome power crisis. He said transfer of technology is major impediment in the way of bilateral cooperation between both countries.

He said Pakistan is an attractive country for investment. He said resolving energy crisis of the country is PML-N government’s first priority. He said we want to promote trade with open mind. He said PML-N government is committed to revive the economy.

Ishaq Dar also said Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is endeavoring to eliminate terrorism from Pakistan. The head of American delegation Elizabeth Little said her country will enhance cooperation with Pakistan in power generation through wind and bio-gas. She said US will enhance technical cooperation with Pakistan to increase power generation through alternative ways.