Pakistan to Import Oil, Gas And Electricity From Iran

Yousuf Raza Gilani, the prime minister of Pakistan, announced his country is going to import 1100 megawatts (MW) electricity from Iran.

According to the reports, this decision has been made after a summit with Iran’s Vice President Mohammad Javad Mohammadi-Zadeh. Gilani said the imported electricity will be distributed in Baluchistan state and this amount of power will rectify the current shortage existed in the region.

Zardari, the president of Pakistan, announced earlier that his country is seeking for good affairs with their neighbor countries such as Iran and Afghanistan. Mohammadi-Zadeh also praised the current affairs between Iran and Pakistan.

Iran is currently exchanging electricity with Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Pakistan, Nakhichevan, Turkey and Turkmenistan. Iran’s total power generation capacity stands at 63403 MW while the total length of the power grid exceeds 780000 km.

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