The HCP Lahore Chapter organized a dinner for Harvard Alumni with Najam Shah as a guest speaker, on October 14, 2017.
Najam Shah is ex-CEO of Quaid-e-Azam Solar Power, one of the Government’s most ambitious energy projects. As CEO, he managed the successful completion of Pakistan’s first ever utility scale, grid-connected 100 MW Solar PV Plant in record time. He currently serves as the Secretary Specialized Healthcare for Punjab.
Najam spoke about his experience in setting up a state owned solar power park, at a scale unprecedented in Pakistan. In collaboration with Mr Almas, Najam also elaborated on some of the challenges facing Pakistan's energy sector and the hurdles within that need to be overcome.