Pakistan to get 1000MW from Tajikistan

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan, which is currently experiencing worst energy crisis, would get 1000MW energy under the CASA-1000 project in 2017.

“His country is eager to enhance bilateral trade ties with Pakistan and would import 1000MW electricity to it,” said Ambassador of Tajikistan Sherali Jononov in a meeting with RCCI President Syed Asad Mashadi. He said Pakistani kinno, mango and textile could get huge response in Tajik market but Pakistani business community needed to be more active to get their share.

The ambassador said that transportation issues would be resolved soon and after the completion of Gwader Port it would be easy for both the countries to get access to each others market.

He said the embassy had sent a request to the ministry of commerce for establishment of Pak-Tajik trade forum and hope they would get positive response soon.

He urged the Pakistani business community to actively participate in expos and fairs in Tajikistan to introduce Pakistani products there. He ensured his cooperation in t his regard. Speaking on the occasion, President RCCI Syed Asad Mashadi said that both the countries must enhance relations in other sectors beside energy.


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