ISLAMABAD: An Iranian company on Monday expressed interest in setting up power plants of 1,000 megawatts (MW) capacity on an urgent basis to meet power needs of energy deficient Pakistan. A four-member delegation of MAPNA Group of Companies from Iran, headed by Abbas Ali Abadi showed interest during a meeting with Minister for Water and Power Ahmed Mukhtar. They also expressed keenness to supply and install 25MW small power plants on ground. The delegation will have follow-up meetings with Pakistani technical experts to finalise modalities for these generation projects. Mukhtar appreciated Iranian concerns for Pakistan and offered full support of the government.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 10th, 2012.
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