Islamabad, Delhi discuss electricity trade, HVDC link

Posted on August 4, 2012. Filed under: Uncategorized |

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and India on Thursday held parleys on electricity trade and connection points between the two countries. 

A six-member Indian expert group headed by Joint Secretary (Transmission), Ministry of Power, India represented his country in the second meeting. 

The Pakistan expert group was led by Joint Secretary (Power), Ministry of Water and Power, Government of Pakistan. 

Both sides discussed in detail the proposals for electricity trade and setting up of HVDC link to transfer 500 MW. The lines will emanate from grid station in India to grid station in Pakistan. Further discussion with NTDCL will be held in Lahore on Friday (today). 

The delegation also called on Secretary Ministry of Water and Power. To further discuss the possibilities/matters of proposed trade, both sides decided to hold the next round of discussions in New Delhi in October 2012.

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