Friday, 15 December 2017

Turkmen Government may reduce electricity price for Afghanistan

Turkmenistan will reduce the price of electricity imported to Afghanistan, according to a statement from Afghanistan CE Abdullah Abdullah’s office. The announcement was made during the meeting between visiting Turkmenistan Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Rasit Meredow with CE Abdullah Abdullah. Turkmen foreign minister said his country’s leadership has decided to sell one unit of electricity against two cents to northwestern provinces of Afghanistan to facilitate people there. The neighboring country will also provide scholarships to Afghan students for higher studies in energy and transport disciplines. The two parties also discussed Azuru Corridor and the Kabul process during their meeting. Abdullh thanked Turkmenistan for its continuous support and said Afghanistan was looking forward to more cooperation with the neighboring country in energy and transit areas.