The in charge of the duties of the Minister of Electricity, Adel Karim, discussed in his office at the ministry's headquarters with the Kuwaiti Ambassador to Iraq Salem Ghasab Al-Zamanan the Gulf electrical interconnection project and its desired importance.
A ministry statement said that Karim: "During the meeting, he stressed the depth of the brotherly relationship between the two countries, and praised the great growth and development that Kuwait is witnessing, where the reconstruction that its features are surrounded by, in addition to its technological and economic prosperity."
During the session, Karim will present the Gulf connection and its importance, especially that it will be in large parts of it inside Kuwaiti territory, estimated at 220 km, and that the ministry has discussed in detail most of the technical details, and negotiations are still ongoing with the linkage authority over the tariff, and Kuwait can play a flexible role in settling it. Because of its effective relations and moderation in balancing the benefits achieved between Iraq and the Gulf states.”
The person in charge of managing the Ministry of Electricity spoke about the electricity projects in Iraq, saying: “We are proceeding with a number of electrical interconnection projects with Jordan, Turkey and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
He pointed out, "We have signed several agreements with international companies on the exploitation of solar energy, and we have open horizons to exploit wind energy in appropriate locations."
For his part, the Kuwaiti ambassador stated, "The research is continuing on the issues of electrical interconnection, and now we find high determination and great effort to implement, and we are looking forward and ready to open up completely to achieve, and Kuwait will make every effort to complete it by reaching compromise solutions that are satisfactory to all negotiating parties."
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