ISLAMABAD (APP) - Federal Minister for Industries and Production Mian Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo has invited investors from Germany to invest in Pakistan in several sectors, particularly expansion of Pakistan Steel Mill, fertilizer sector and windmill for power generation. He stated this while talking to a German delegation headed by Dr. Olaf Berlien, Chairman of the Executive Board of Thyssenkrupp Technology, who called on him here Wednesday. Wattoo while welcoming the delegation said that Germany is an advanced and developed country and Pakistan wanted to take benefit from Germany by sharing its expertise and experiences in all sectors of economy. The Minister added that the government has planned to set up more fertilizer plants in the country to meet the requirement of the country and foreign investment would be welcomed in this regard. He further said that Pakistani agro-based industries were also very beneficial for investment and the government would encourage public-private partnership and joint ventures in setting up of agro-based industries in the country. Wattoo said that Pakistan also is interested in setting up of windmills for power generation through a joint venture with Germany. "Pakistan accords high priority to its friendly relations with Germany. I hope that these ties will strengthen further in future," the minister said. The Minister said the government will encourage foreign and local investment in setting up of fertilizer plants in the country besides other field as there are good potential available in investment in Pakistan due to the policies of present government. "The Government will encourage public-private partnership and joint ventures and cooperation between both the countries to cooperate in different sectors, "he said. He assured that the government will provide all possible support and help to investors in setting up of industries as present climate is very suitable for foreign investments. On the occasion, head of the delegation Dr. Olaf Berlien, has said Germany is keen to invest in Pakistan in various sectors and wants to establish industries in joint ventures in many fields. He also thanked Mian Manzoor Wattoo and assured that Germany would provide maximum support to Pakistan in this regard. Secretary Ministry of Industries and Production Shahab Khawaja, Additional Secretary Javed Malik and other officials were also present on the occasion