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Sharif to visit UK to seek investment in energy sector

After visiting China and Germany, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be on a two-day visit to Britain this week to seek investments in energy sector to overcome the power crisis in the country.



Islamabad: After visiting China and Germany, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be on a two-day visit to Britain this week to seek investments in energy sector to overcome the power crisis in the country.

Sharif, who arrived in Germany today after a three-day visit to China last week, will head to the United Kingdom on November 12 to inaugurate the Pakistan-UK Energy Dialogue and Investment Conference in London, Foreign Office said today.

The energy conference to be held on Thursday will be attended by CEOs and leading figures of the sector and focus on assisting Pakistan in seeking investments in addressing its energy needs through sharing expertise and best practices.

During the visit, the Prime Minister will also meet British ministers, senior officials and experts in the energy sector.

It will be Sharif's third foreign trip since last week.

Currently, the Prime Minister is on a two-day official visit to Germany to bolster bilateral ties, especially cooperation in trade and economic sector.

Earlier, he was in China on three-day visit last week during which the two countries inked 20 agreements amounting to Chinese investment reportedly worth about USD 46 billion.  

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