Uzbekistan’s Imported Electricity will be Connected on Wednesday

The Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan has announced that the electricity flow from this country to Afghanistan will be restored on Wednesday (25 January).

Jamshid Mojadidi
24 Jan 2023
Uzbekistan’s Imported Electricity will be Connected on Wednesday

The imported electricity, from Uzbekistan, was cut off ten days ago, and Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Energy announced cold weather and issues in supplying fuel to thermal power plants as the reasons.

According to an announcement from this ministry, now the problem has been solved and from now on, electricity will be exported to Afghanistan based on the contract between the two countries.

At the same time, after renewing the electricity agreement with Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, Breshna Company has also extended the electricity import agreement with Turkmenistan for 2023.

The agreement to purchase electricity from Turkmenistan was signed, on Monday (23rd January) between the heads of Breshna Company and Turkmen Energy Company in Ashgabat; The capital of Turkmenistan.

Afghanistan imports about 80% of its electricity from neighboring countries including Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Iran.

Translated by: Shir Ali Jafari

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