Pakistan mulls electricity import from Iran

Pakistan mulls electricity import from Iran
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ISLAMABAD - An Iranian Delegation led by Chairman of Board & Managing Director, TANAVIR, Muhammad Hassan Motevallizadeh Thursday called on Federal Minister for Power Omar Ayub Khan to discuss bilateral and regional issues. While extending welcome to the delegation Omar Ayub Khan said that Government of Pakistan valued its relations with the Government of Islamic Republic of Iran , said a press release issue here. The minister said that currently Pakistan was importing 104MW power from Iran , the tariff for which was expired in December, 2016. He appreciated TANANIR for supplying uninterrupted power supply to Pakistan. Secretary Power Division Irfan Ali while welcoming the delegation, expressed the confidence that existing cooperation between the two countries will further boost in the field of electricity. During the meeting matters relating to electricity import from Iran were discussed. The Managing Director TAVANIR thanked Pakistani side for extending warm welcome. He appreciated the efforts of Pakistani side to further boost cooperation between the two countries. Secretary Power Division, Irfan Ali and other senior officials of Ministry of Commerce, Finance, NTDC and CPPA also participated in the meeting.

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