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Pakistan looking forward to boost cooperation in power sector with Iran: Omar

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Power Omar Ayub Khan has said Pakistan was looking forward to boost its existing cooperation in the field of power with Iran.

Talking to Iranian ambassador Mehdi Honardoost in Islamabad on Monday, he assured  that the Power Division will soon hold comprehensive discussion with Iranian side on renewal of agreement for 100 MW electricity import to Pakistan from Iran.

Both the sides reiterated to continue jointly exploring further avenues in the field of power generation and transmission.

Read More: Power DISCOs directed to hold open courts for consumers

Last week, the Power Division has directed all the electricity distribution companies to hold Khuli Katchehris (open courts) at circles level to resolve the problems faced by the consumers.

The companies have also been directed to share details of those Khuli Katchehris with the Power Division on regular basis for monitoring.

Minister for Power Division Omar Ayub Khan and Secretary Power Irfan Ali will also pay surprise visits to various areas in the country to get first-hand information about the situation.



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