Turkmen president orders efficient organization of electricity supplies to neighboring countries
Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Sept.1 / Trend, H.Hasanov /
At a recent government meeting Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov ordered measures to be taken on "efficient electricity supplies to neighboring countries," an official Turkmen source said.
He said the president "stressed the necessity to impose measures on efficiently fulfilling agreements achieved in providing electricity supplies to neighboring countries," and demanded that measures ensure that no failures would occur.
Berdimuhammadov also ordered "keeping regular electricity supplies to the Turkmen people under control."
Earlier it was reported that drafts submitted for the General Program of Energy Sector Development in Turkmenistan from 2011 until 2020 were sent for improvement.
At present, the country's transport capacity enables it to sell electricity to Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey, and the Central Asian countries. Designed developments regarding supplies to Pakistan are underway.
As reported before, the level of electric production in Turkmenistan is planned to reach 35.5 billion kilowatt-hours by 2030.