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Iran agrees to supply more electricity to Pakistan

Amna Ansar Feb 11, 2017
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Iranian Consul General Ahmad Mohammadi said at an event of 38th anniversary of Iranian revolution that Iran is ready for providing more electricity to Pakistan from 130 megawatts to 3,000 megawatts.

In meeting the Chief Minister of Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah was also present as a Chief Guest along with Qaim Ali Shah.

Mohammadi claimed “Iran gas pipeline is the most secure, reasonable and profit earning source of energy for the economy of Pakistan”. The project will be completed as soon as possible, said by Mohammadi.

Many other countries like China, India, Japan and south Korea also purchased energy from Iran in past.

In past, the relations of Pakistan and Iran got hinder due to International sanctions on Tehran due to its Nuclear Programme.

Recently newly elected US President, Donald Trump have given m penalties to the Iran over Tehran’s ballistic rocket test.

Mohammadi added that it is always in the Foreign policy of Iran to have good terms with neighbor countries and being the Muslim country Iran always wanted to have friendly relations with Pakistan.

Iran always wished success, security and firmness of the Pakistan as it is also beneficial for Iran.

Additionally, he announced that exhibition of Iranian products will be exhibit in Karachi from February 24 to 27 while the exhibition of Pakistani products will be exhibited in April at Tehran.

He told that due to the corporation of the Sindh government Iran have been able to build four hospitals in Badin, Khairpur, Nawabshah and Thatta along with three schools in Badin, Khairpur and Larkana.

Further he told that though Iran had to face many economic downfalls but still he remained most stable and peaceful country in Middle Eastern region.

CM of Sindh said that the project of Iran-Pakistan pipeline took a most important place in Pakistani economy and will be very helpful in getting cheapest energy in Pakistan.

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