Pakistan has potential to meet 50pc demand through wind power by 2020

Pakistan has potential to fulfill its 50 per cent electricity need through wind power by 2020.

This was stated by Ambassador of Denmark to Pakistan Jesper Moller Sorensen at a seminar on “Denmark, Pakistan and our partnership”, organised by Mohammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU) here on Thursday.

He said that Denmark by the end of last year was producing 54 per cent of its electricity requirement through wind power which is a world record, half of the world wind power turbines are being manufactured in Denmark.

The Ambassador said in order to achieve socio economic goals of national development and prosperity it has become very necessary to adopt an open door policy, decision maker (GPA) solving business obstacles and bureaucratic hurdles.

He informed that Denmark’s total exports to Pakistan is $224 million (goods $98 million and services $126 million) while on the other hand Pakistan exports to Denmark is goods $101 million and services $ 68 million.

President, M.A. Jinnah University Prof. Dr. Abdul Wahab said that we invite foreigners to address our students with an objective that they may learn about pace of developments in other countries of the world.

He hoped that our young generation will perform more efficiently to solve the problems being faced by the country.