|Iran ready to build hydroelectric power plant in Kyrgyzstan: minister||
TEHRAN - Iran is ready to build hydroelectric power plant in Kyrgyzstan, Iran’s Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian said on Wednesday.
In a meeting with Iran-Kyrgyzstan Parliamentary Friendship Group in Tehran, the official also announced Iran’s preparedness to rebuild 38 hydroelectric power plants in Kyrgyzstan, the Mehr News Agency reported.
Exporting technical and engineering services in the field of water and electricity to other countries, especially in the Middle East, is one of the policies of the Ministry of Energy, Chitchian said.
Iran has already launched 59 projects in Azerbaijan, Ethiopia, Armenia, Uzbekistan, South Africa, Afghanistan, Algeria, United Arab Emirates, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Sri Lanka, Syria, Iraq, Oman, Kenya, Lebanon, and Nigeria.
These projects are valued at $3.2 billion, of which 13 projects, worth $1.4 billion, have been terminated.
Iran-Kyrgyzstan Parliamentary Friendship Group arrived in Tehran on October 25 to discuss expansion of ties including economic relations between two countries.
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