Tehran, Ashgabat to Develop Cooperation in Electricity, Energy Sectors

Tehran, Ashgabat to Develop Cooperation in Electricity, Energy Sectors

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran and Turkmenistan will expand their cooperation in the fields of electricity and energy.

A high-ranking delegation from Turkmenistan has arrived in Tehran to pursue the development of cooperation in the electricity and energy industries, the director general of the foreign trade office of Iran’s Power Generation and Distribution Company (TAVANIR) said. 

Mehrdad Eqlimi added that an expert-level meeting was held at the venue of the company with the aim of expanding relations between the two countries in the relevant fields.

During the meeting, the two sides exchanged their views regarding the expansion of the common capacities and the process of facilitation of financing the joint venture project for the construction operation of 3rd electricity transmission line between the two states, he said.

Once the said electricity transmission line is launched, the electricity connection capacity between the two neighbors will increase threefold, Eqlimi emphasized, ISNA reported.

An expert-level meeting was also held between the two sides for developing and strengthening cooperation with the neighboring states in the field of exporting electricity equipment and technical and engineering services, he continued.

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