The Chief Executive Officer of Pakistan's National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC), a subsidiary of Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO), said that Iran and Pakistan have signed a deal on exporting 220 kWh electricity from the Islamic Republic to its neighboring country.
Attending the ECO High Expert Group's meeting on energy in Tehran today, Mehsud said that based on the deal Iran could export 220 kWh of electricity via Iranian city of Chabahr to Pakistan's Gwadar.
He said that currently Iran exports 39 megawatt electricity from Iran via Sistan and Baluchistan Province.
Referring to bilateral trade between Iran and Pakistan, he emphasized further expansion of the trade and he asked for acceleration of establishment of electricity substructures in Iran which would be used for exports to Pakistan.
Mehsud also called for further expansion of cooperation between the ECO member-states.