Second Stakeholders Meeting Takes Place in Islamabad Featured

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The U.S.-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E) organized its second National Stakeholders Meeting on Energy in Islamabad, Pakistan this December. Led by Arizona State University, the meeting included senior officials from the government of Pakistan, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), energy firms based in Pakistan and representatives from academia.

The meeting served as a platform to discuss and prioritize strategies that can help create a collaborative and sustainable environment under which key stakeholders and the USPCAS-E universities will continue to work. The end goal of this meeting is to create enhanced cooperation and help mitigate Pakistan’s energy challenges.

During the meeting, stakeholders provided candid feedback on how USPCAS-E’s activities, like applied research projects and curriculum, need to be aligned with the aim of meeting the demands of Pakistan’s energy sector. The stakeholders also assessed and helped prioritize the role of NUST and UET Peshawar with regard to influencing Pakistan’s energy policy.

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