Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Energy: Iran and Tajikistan offer to export electricity to Pakistan

Iran and Tajikistan have offered to help Pakistan cope with its growing energy problems by exporting electricity to the country.

Iran has promised to export electricity to various parts of Balochistan and supply an additional 20mw to the Gwadar area. The government has also signed a memorandum of understanding with Tajikistan to explore the feasibility of importing electricity from the energy rich country.