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Turkmenistan to sell Afghanistan more power

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22 Dec 2020 - 12:32
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22 Dec 2020 - 12:32

KABUL (Pajhwok): Turkmenistan will enhance the supply of export to Afghanistan’s various routes to northern Afghanistan at reduced rates, says a media report.

The two countries are all poised to conclude additional agreements to operating contracts on electric power exports to the energy-deficient nation.

Orient news agency reported on Monday a resolution on enhanced power exports had been signed by President Berdimuhamedov.

In line with the document, Turkmenistan will boost electricity exports through different routes to Afghanistan’s northern provinces of at reduced rates.

As its power-generating capacity continues to grow, Turkmenistan produced 14.7 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity in 2007 and 22, 5 billion kilowatt-hours in 2019.

PAN Monitor/mud

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