35MW electricity supply: 'agreement with Iran soon'
TURBAT (April 05 2010): Federal Minister for Water and Power Raja Pervaiz Ashraf said the federal government will be going to ink an agreement with Iran soon to ensure supply of more 35 MW electricity from Iran to Pakistani areas located near Pak-Iran border particularly Makran Division.
Talking to Senator Ismael Buledi here on Sunday, he said that already Iran was providing electricity to Makran division and other Pakistani areas located near Pak-Iran border.
He maintained that keeping in view, power crisis, the federal government had intended to reach an agreement with Iranian government for provision of more 35MW electricity to Pakistani areas. He noted the government concerned over power load shedding being faced by the masses, steps were being taken to resolve this problem as early as possible Pervez Ashraf said.
Copyright Associated Press of Pakistan, 2010
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