NEWS
Energy   Water  

Tehran, Kabul to Expand Energy, Water Cooperation

Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian, in a meeting with Afghanistan's Deputy Minister of Energy and Water Khan Mohammad Takal, exchanged views on ways to bolster bilateral cooperation in the water and energy sectors.

During the Sunday meeting in Tehran, Ardakanian and Takal called for mutual cooperation between the two states for full implementation of 1973 Helmand Water Treaty.

The Iranian energy minister urged the Afghan government to join UNESCO's Urban Water Management Program.

In the meantime, the Afghan official, for his part, thanked Iran's support for Afghanistan in energy and water fields and called for promotion of two countries' bilateral cooperation.

In a related front, Iranian and Afghan commissaries held the 19th meeting of their joint committee in Tehran on Saturday to address the issue of the water right of the Helmand River.

The meeting kicked off in the morning in Iranian Ministry of Energy, aiming to address water right issues under 1973 Helmand River Treaty; talks are underway for better implementation of the agreements.

The two countries were represented by deputy ministers for the first time, planned through diplomatic coordination.

The joint committee of commissaries of Helmand water is held annually since 2005, under 1973 Helmand River Treaty; so far 18 meetings have been held in Iran and Afghanistan.

Last Monday, Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said that Iran is determined to expand ties with Afghanistan.

News No: 3185
Date: 2019/01/07 - 15:56
News Source: FARS News Agency

Energy  Water  Kabul  Reza Ardakanian  Khan Mohammad Takal 

Comments:

Leave a Comment:

   
   
   
 Technical Manager:

MSC’s energy consumption is lower than global average

Implementation of projects on energy consumption optimization has helped Mobarakeh Steel Company (MSC) bring down its water consumption to levels lower than the global average, said the senior manager of the MSC’s Department of Technical Services and Logistics.
 

MSC is leading other companies in reducing water consumption: Crisis Management Dept.

The Director General of Isfahan Provincial Crisis Management Department, accompanied by a host of crisis managers from governor’s offices in the province, toured the production lines of Mobarakeh Steel Company and hailed MSC as a leading company when it comes to cutting water consumption.
 

First Vanadium says Nevada project resource estimate exceeds expectations

Canada’s First Vanadium (TSX-V: FVAN) has published indicated mineral resources for its Nevada-based Carlin project, considered the largest, highest grade primary vanadium deposit in North America.
 

US Oil Prices Up 50%

Venezuela is in chaos. Iran is grappling with US sanctions. And now there is a surge of violence in Libya. Trouble in these three OPEC nations has helped send US oil prices climbing back above $64 a barrel.
 

China Gas Demand Surging

China’s natural gas demand is set to grow by 14% in 2019 amid a huge government push to spur consumption of the fuel, a senior industry executive said, requiring the nation to import huge amounts of liquefied natural gas.
 

Norway’s $1Trillion Fund Eyes Renewable Assets

Weeks after Norway’s government proposed that the country’s $1-trillion fund divest from pure exploration and production oil companies, the cabinet said that it will allow the world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund to invest in unlisted renewable energy infrastructure.
Upcoming Events
Publications
 Mines & Metals

Mine & Business Today

 Scrap & Recycling

Ahangan

Our partners