Iran ready to make power plants in Pakistan
( IRNA ) - Iran's Ambassador in Pakistan "Mashallah Shokri" on voiced readiness of Iran to generate electricity in this neighboring country.
In a meeting with Chief Minister of North-West Frontier Province Akram Khan Durrani in Pishawar, the Iranian envoy said Iran has gained profound experience in construction of thermal and
hydro-electric power plants and is willing to transfer its know-how to Pakistan.
He said Iran's industrial and technological achievements in power generation like dam construction can be very helpful for Pakistan.
The Iranian ambassador underlined the importance of the projected gas pipeline from Iran to Pakistan for meeting a major part of the country's energy needs.
He referred to the visit to Tehran by a high ranking Pakistani delegation headed by President Perviz Musharraf and also the current month trip of Pakistani Minister of Water and Power Liaquat Ali Jatoi to Iran as good signs of great progress in bilateral political and economic cooperation.
The Pakistani official said in the meeting that Iran's know-how and experienced man power has set the ground for cooperation in many fields.
He said both states benefit from each others' development, adding that the federal government has been advised to implement the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project as soon as possible.
On Afghanistan, he said that suitable solutions should be found for security in this neighboring state through trilateral cooperation.