Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Pakistan’s request to increase electricity exports from Iran

Stressing on the importance of neighborliness with the Islamic Republic of Iran and the importance of bilateral cooperation in the field of energy, he requested the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to increase Iran’s electricity exports to Balochistan province of Pakistan.

The Minister for Development and Planning of Pakistan, while emphasizing the importance of neighborliness with the Islamic Republic of Iran and the importance of bilateral cooperation in the field of energy, requested the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to increase Iran’s electricity exports to Balochistan Province of Pakistan. ۔

Syed Mohammad Ali Hussaini received Pakistan’s Minister for Development and Planning Ahsan Iqbal at the Iranian Embassy in Islamabad on Tuesday.

The meeting was also attended by Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Surkhabi, Deputy Minister for Development and Planning of Pakistan Syed Zafar Ali Shah, Head of Pak-China Joint Economic Corridor and some officials of Ministry of Energy and Maritime Affairs.

The two sides reviewed Iran-Pakistan bilateral relations, economic cooperation, especially the latest developments in the energy sector, and regional development projects, including the Pak-China Joint Economic Corridor.

The Pakistani Minister for Planning thanked the Islamic Republic of Iran for its cooperation in the export of electricity in the energy sector, especially in the areas of Balochistan Province of Pakistan and stressed on the commitment of the Government of Islamabad to further deepen the cooperation between the two neighboring countries. Gave

The Minister for Development and Planning of Pakistan said in the meeting that with the help of our neighboring and brotherly country Iran we are trying to provide the required electricity to the province of Balochistan including the coast of Makran.

Iran is ready to supply electricity to Pakistan.

In today’s meeting, Pakistan’s Minister for Development and Planning requested the Iranian Ambassador to expand economic cooperation, in particular the existing 104 MW power supply from Iran to Balochistan, in addition to an increase of 100 MW in electricity exports. Be done

Iran’s Ambassador to Pakistan Mohammad Ali Hussaini called for the promotion of cooperation between the two countries and announced the readiness of the Islamic Republic for the supply of electricity to Balochistan.

In addition, considering the need to provide specialized personnel in the field of technology from Pakistan’s neighboring country, they agreed to establish bilateral cooperation in these areas and to establish a joint science and technology park on the common border and exchange experiences. Suggested

The Iranian ambassador noted Iran’s capabilities in energy, construction materials and road construction in development projects, especially the C-Pac economic project.

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