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Punjab CM, Holland ambassador discuss ways to enhance bilateral relations

Punjab CM, Holland ambassador discuss ways to enhance bilateral relations
April 26, 2024 Web Desk

LAHORE (92 News) - Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif met the Holland Ambassador Henny de Vries in which matters pertaining to mutual interest along with enhancing bilateral relations between Holland and Punjab were discussed in the meeting.

Henny de Vries congratulated CM Maryam Nawaz Sharif on being elected as the first woman chief minister. Matters pertaining to enhancing trade relations along with investment promotion prospects were reviewed in the meeting. The chief minister invited the Dutch companies and investors to avail maximum benefit from business opportunities in the province.

Maryam Nawaz Sharif said: “We can benefit from Netherland’s latest mode of agriculture and technologies. We want to enhance cooperation with Netherland in the cultivation of crops, irrigation techniques and agricultural machinery sectors. We want to benefit from the expertise of Netherland in order to improve Punjab’s agricultural production and performance. We want to acquire Netherland’s technological assistance so as to put in order water reservoirs in a better manner, reducing floods and improving the quality of water. We desire to promote exchange of students’ delegations along with launching a joint research programme. We want to avail maximum benefit from the expertise of Netherland for the promotion of Punjab’s renewable energy sectors along with lowering dependence on the fossil fuel.”

Later, she chaired a meeting to review air ambulance service in Punjab. She said that nothing was more important than human life and all resources would be spent on people of the province. “Air ambulance service will be used in case of accidents in remote areas,” she added.