Talks with Iran soon for importing electricity: Omar

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Power, Omar Ayub Khan has said that Power Division would soon hold comprehensive discussion with Iranian side on renewal of agreement for importing 100MW electricity import to Pakistan.

The minister stated this in a meeting with Iranian Ambassador Mehdi Honardoost, who called on him here Monday, said a statement issued.

While reiterating Pakistan’s commitment for further promoting the existing brotherly relations between Pakistan and Iran, the minister said that Pakistan was looking forward to boost its existing cooperation in the field of power sector between the two countries.

The spirit of brotherly cooperation between Iran and Pakistan was reiterated during the meeting with the desire of working together on possibilities of exploring further avenues in the field of power generation and transmission.