LAHORE: Danish Ambassador Lis Roseholm said on Saturday that Pakistani textile exports are increasing in Denmark as Pakistani textile products are popular there.
During a meeting with Punjab Governor Muhammad Balighur Rehman at Governor House Lahore on Saturday, Roseholm also expressed the interest of Danish universities to collaborate with Pakistani universities to transfer digital skills to Pakistani youth.
The challenges of renewable energies and the promotion of digital technology were discussed during the meeting.
Speaking on the occasion, the Governor said Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and the Punjab government are further promoting alternative energy sources, especially solar power, adding that this will not only reduce carbon emissions , but will also help to deal with the shortage of electricity in the country. He said the Quaid-e-Azam solar park project in Bahawalpur, which was established under the previous mandate of the Muslim League-N, is a good cost-effective and environment-friendly project. He added that teaching young people digital skills is a government priority.
The Governor briefed the Danish Ambassador on Islamophobia and the feelings of Pakistanis regarding respect for the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) and reiterated that respecting the feelings of others and interfaith harmony is the only way to move forward and progress. The Danish Ambassador fully shared the views of the Governor of Punjab in this regard.
Further, the Governor, during the visit of the Punjab Child Welfare and Welfare Office, stated that children are the asset of the nation and their care, protection and upbringing is the responsibility of the responsibility of the parents as well as of the State.
He said those involved in such heinous incidents will in no way be forgiven. He said he was very saddened to learn of the incident of violence against child domestics over the past few days. He said such incidents are a bad stain on our society. He said that the Punjab Chief Minister, Hamza Shehbaz Sharif immediately learned of this incident and with the advice of the Punjab government, the police intervened and arrested the accused. He said action was being taken against those responsible for the incident.
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