TEHRAN (Iran News) –Deputy Minister of Energy for International Affairs Mohammad Ali Farahnakian says Iran wants to expand export of its technical and engineering services to the Latin American states and it is in talks to cooperate with Venezuela for construction of power plant.
Speaking in the closing ceremony of the 18th Exhibition on Water and Wastewater, Farahnakian said that 57.5% of Iran’s export of technical and engineering services is in the field of water and electricity. He said once Iran used to provide its needs and required equipment in the field of water and energy from other countries but now it is among the top countries in this field.
He noted that the country is working hard for water supply to the villages and the annual aid of UNICEF is nothing comparing to what Iran spends for water supply in its villages.
Farahnakian went on to say that 57.5% of Iran’s technical and engineering services export is in the field of water and electricity, adding that government’s diplomacy is focused on the regional states but it will not stop from working other states.
He said that they want to focus on African states which is an intact market and also the Latin American states as Iran has received some demands from some Latin American states and Venezuela is one of them.
He said that Iran and Venezuela are to talk on cooperation in the field of power plant construction and mainly repairing the power plants and maintenance of installations as well as launching installation in the field of water.
Farahnakian noted that Energy Ministry has the record-holder in holding joint economic commission meetings this year and it will attend the next joint economic commission which will be held in Nicaragua in two months.