KARACHI - A three-day Power & Alternative Energy (ITIF Asia 2010) exhibition ended here on Monday, at Karachi Expo Centre with the commitment by all stakeholders to promote alternative energy technologies in Pakistan on a fast track basis to get the country rid of the acute energy shortages.
The exhibition was inaugurated by the Provincial Minister for Environment & Alternative Energy Shaikh Muhammad Afzal, The conference was inaugurated by the Provincial Minister for IT, Mohammad Raza Haroon.
The event, like previous years, attracted large participation from across the world; this year more than 17 countries including China, India, Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, Russia, South Korea, UAE, USA, etc participated in the Event; whereas, approx 125 high level trade delegations including 35 businessmen/ entrepreneurs from Iraq are also participating in the Event with the objective of procurement, joint ventures and prospective collaborations.
The visitors were apprised of the enormous potential that Pakistan possessed in the field of alternative/ renewable energy.
The foreign delegates and the Chief Guests and the Guests of Honor visited the stalls, met the domestic & foreign exhibitors and appreciated the enthusiasm displayed by the participants at the exhibition.
They also stressed upon the point that Pakistan has enormous unexploited renewable energy resources - waiting to be harvested and thereby Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan is doing a great job by building up a platform and paving way for prospective Local-International, Public-Private collaborations.
The officials also assured fullest support from the Government side.
The Event was organized by Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan with the support of Alternative Energy Development Board; Ministries of Water & Power; Petroleum & Natural Resources; Provincial Ministry of Environment & Alternative Energy; Engineering Development Board and Government of Sindh.
Products related to Engineering; Oil & Gas and Auto & Transport were also displayed in the 4th Power & Alternative Energy Asia.