Iran will soon start constructing Ayni hydroelectric power station on the Zarafshan River in Tajikistan, Iran's Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said on Friday during his visit to Tajik capital of Dushanbeh. (IRNA, 28 March)
Iranian engineers have developed a feasibility study for the 240-megawatt hydroelectric power station. Iranians have already built another hydroelectric power plant over the Vakhsh River in Tajikistan. That project will be formally inaugurated later this week.
File photo: Karun-4 hydroelectric dam constructed in Iran’s Khuzestan province. The project, producing 1000 MW electricity, was completed in July 2011. (Amir Khaloosi/ISNA)