1231 GMT June 17, 2019
Talking to IRNA on Wednesday, Baqeri added, “Turning Iran into a regional electricity hub is a legal obligation which has been reiterated in the programs of the resistance economy.”
Under such circumstances, in addition to meeting domestic electricity needs, it will help export electricity to neighboring countries, he added.
Turning Iran into a regional electricity hub has many advantages, he said. “For this purpose, drastic measures should be taken in order to materialize most objectives of the power industry in the country optimally.”
For turning Iran into a regional electricity hub, barriers ahead of new investments for the construction of power stations in the country should be eliminated, he highlighted.