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February 22, 2019

Inauguration Ceremony of the Project for Strengthening of Training Center on Grid System Operations and Maintenance in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

PhotoA view of inauguration ceremony

Lahore, February 22, 2019: The inauguration ceremony for Project for Strengthening Training Center on Grid System Operations and Maintenance took place in Lahore. H.E. Mr. Yusuke Shindo, Charge d' Affaires, Embassy of Japan in Pakistan and H.E. Mr. Omar Ayub Khan, Federal Minister for Energy, Government of Pakistan graced the occasion.

With the grant aid from the Government of Japan, the Project has installed a grid training simulator and classroom building at New Kot Lakhpat training center of Technical Services Group of National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC). With the simulator, it is expected that the improved capacity of grid stations and protection relays training function will serve for operations and maintenance of grid stations.

At the ceremony, Mr. Akihiro Takashima, Senior Representative of JICA Pakistan Office said "Installation of this cutting edge training simulator would significantly contribute to impart practical and quality trainings to NTDC engineers responsible for operation and maintenance of the grid system".

H.E. Mr. Yusuke Shindo, Charge d' Affaires, Embassy of Japan in Pakistan, emphasized that the Government of Japan will continue to support the Government of Pakistan and the people of Pakistan and to further enhance Japan-Pakistan cooperation in many fields.

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