Middle East Economic Survey


No 8



Iran Offers Help To Complete Tajik Hydropower Plant

Irans Ambassador to Tajikistan Ali Sherdust told reporters on 17 February that Tehran had offered to the Dushanbe government the help of a consortium of Iranian private and public companies in completing the construction of a 3.6gw hydroelectric power plant at Rogum on the Vaksh river. The move follows Russias refusal to finance the project because of objections from Uzbekistan over the...