Friday, September 20, 2013

Electricity in Pakistan and Russian Proposal

ISLAMABAD: Now a day a top Russian delegation is on Pakistan's visit and has offered to invest in energy sector in Pakistan including 5000 megawatts of electricity to Pakistan via Kyrgyzstan. In this respect they met with Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal in the federal Capital.

The Russia is planning to setup a Hydropower plant in Kyrgyzstan and they are proposing to Pakistan electricity via Afghanistan.

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Expressing the willingness to invest in energy sectors of Pakistan, Russian Deputy Energy Minister Yury Sentyurin made the offer to export 5000 MW of electricity via Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan. The sources in planning ministry said Moscow is setting up a hydropower plant in Kyrgyzstan.

The delegation leader Sentyurin noted the ascendance of new government buoyed up the spirits of Russian investors; hence, Moscow is geared up to extend cooperation to Pakistan for investment in all energy sectors.

Now Pakistan should accept Russian Proposal to solve his energy problem upto some extent.

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