Middle East Economic Survey


No 25



Tajikistan And Iran Sign Hydroelectric Plant MOU

Energy Ministers Jurabeck Nurmahmadov of Tajikistan and Habibollah Bitaraf of Iran on 11 June signed a memorandum of understanding in Tehran for the construction of a 220mw hydroelectric plant and dam by Iran on the Vaksh river in Tajikistan. The plant will be the second hydropower scheme on the river and is expected to cost $220mn. The Iranian Ministry of Energy plans to establish a...