Construction of Meghri City Hydro Power Plant and third Armenia-Iran
high-voltage electricity line to start soon
15:54 . 02/06

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan on Saturday received the Iranian
President's special envoy, Energy Minister Majid Namjoo, who presented
to Sargsyan Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's invitation to
attend the Non-Aligned Movement summit to be held in Tehran.

President Sargsyan welcomed Minister Namjoo's visit to Armenia and
stressed that Armenia attaches importance to the mutually beneficial
cooperation with reliable neighbor and good friend, Iran.

According to official information, welcoming the growth in the volume
of goods turnover between Armenia and Iran and pointing to the
potential to increase this volume, the interlocutors expressed hope
that the implementation of programs - specifically in the energy
sector - will contribute to augmenting this volume.

In his turn, the Iranian Energy Minister informed that the
construction of Armenia's Meghri City Hydro Power Plant and of the
third Armenia-Iran high-voltage electricity line will soon commence.

Also, Serzh Sargsyan and Majid Namjoo highly assessed the activities
of the Armenian-Iranian Intergovernmental Commission, whose regular
session is scheduled to take place in Armenia's capital, Yerevan, in
the coming days.

From: Baghdasarian