CM: Spain will provide technical assistance to increase olive and citrus cultivation
Spanish Ambassador Jose Antonio De Ory Peral met with Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi, former Federal Minister Moonis Elahi and MP Hussain Elahi at the Chief Minister’s office on Friday. During the meeting, issues of mutual interest and growing cooperation in various sectors were discussed and it was agreed to increase cooperation in the commercial, industrial and agricultural sectors. Spain will provide technical assistance to increase the cultivation of olives, oranges and other citrus fruits in Punjab. Chief Minister Parvaiz Elahi said cooperation will be promoted with Spain in the areas of agriculture, alternative energy, textiles, livestock and public transport. We welcome Spain’s offer of technical assistance in various fields. We will provide all necessary facilities for Spanish investors in Punjab.
There are immense opportunities for foreign investment in Punjab, he added.
The Spanish Ambassador said Chief Minister Parvez Elahi’s vision for the welfare of the people of Punjab is admirable. He also paid tribute to the Pakistani community in Spain. I appreciate the services of Chief Minister Parvez Elahi for the high quality of Rescue 1122 service, he said.
The possibility of acquiring Spanish aviation technology to start an air ambulance service in Punjab and launching the latest Spanish public transport system in different cities of Punjab were discussed.
Honorary Consul of Spain in Lahore Jalal Salahuddin, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Muhammad Khan Bhatti and Chief Secretary were also present.
Meanwhile, Spanish Ambassador Jose Antonio De Ory Peral and Honorary Consular Jalal Salahuddin, during their meeting with Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi, praised the Rescue 1122 service which was launched during his previous period and declared that this project is an example in the world in terms of emergency. services.
He said that creating the best emergency service like Rescue 1122 is a commendable step and the Rescue 1122 emergency service is considered one of the best rescue services in the world. He added that Chief Minister Parvez Elahi’s vision for the welfare of the people of Punjab is commendable.