AKIPRESS.COM - A joint meeting on power projects was held between Afghanistan and Turkmenistan in Kabul to discuss issues relating to imported power, Ariana News reported.
Participants discussed the issue of electricity import from Turkmenistan, the Noor-ul-Jihad Substation, Khumab-Qarqin Electrification Project, and Surkhan-Pole Khumri 500 kV Transmission Line.
CEO of Afghanistan's power utility company DABS, Alhaj Mula Muhammad Hanif Hamza, met with Hoja Ovezov, Turkmenistan's envoy to Kabul, the Special Representative of Turkmenistan for Afghanistan, and representatives of Calik Holding. He thanked the country for their support in providing Afghanistan with electricity.
Ovezov and the Special Representative of Turkmenistan for Afghanistan emphasized the importance of expanding cooperation in electricity trade, and energy projects and in strengthening the relationship and cooperation between the two countries.
Both sides held technical discussions on electricity transmission from Turkmenistan to the Noor-ul-Jihad Substation of Herat.