Islamabad: In a bid to discuss issues related to the import of 500 MW of electricity from India, Pakistan’s four member delegation of Ministry of Power and Water has been departed to New Delhi, ARY News reported.
The two-day technical talks between Pakistan and Indian officials are set to begin in New Delhi on March 5.
Additional Secretary of Ministry of Water and Power Mr Sohail Akber Shah will lead Pakistan's delegation, Joint secretary (Power) Zargham Khan, General Manager in Planning Division of NTDC (national transmission dispatch corporation) Rehan Shafiq and Deputy Director NTDC Mr Mohammad Wasim are other three members of delegation.
The Indian deligation will be led by Joint Secretary transmission Smt. Jyoti Arora.
After getting no objection certificate from all stakeholders particularly from PCIW (Pakistan’s commission of Indus water), Law Division, EAD, and Foreign Affairs for proposed MoU to be singed with India on electricity trade, this will be the first formal contact between the experts of to the two countries.