News ID: 205585
Published: 0413 GMT December 04, 2017

Iran welcomes Russian companies' investments in its energy, transport sectors

Iran welcomes Russian companies' investments in its energy, transport sectors
ANNA ISAKOVA/TASS

Iran invites Russian companies to invest in construction of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, the Bandar Abbas thermal power plant and the Bafq-Kerman railroad, said the Iranian Parliament speaker in Moscow on Monday.

Speaking at a meeting with Vyacheslav Volodin, the speaker of the State Duma (lower house of the Russian parliament), Ali Larijani said, "These works need financing, and we will certainly welcome the investments of Russian oil and gas companies. I would like to stress that Russian companies have an excellent opportunity to take part in these projects," tass.com reported. 

Earlier, the general contractor for the construction of the second stage of the Bushehr nuclear power plant in Iran (the second and third power units – TASS) said that it plans to start the actual construction of the second power unit in June 2019.

The construction of the Sirik thermal power plant in Bandar Abbas in the southern Iranian province of Hormuzgan began in February. Both projects are implemented jointly by Russia and Iran.

 

   
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Resource: tass.com
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