Tehran, Nov 22, IRNA-Iran's power exports to Iraq will rise to 200 megawatts by next one month from 150 megawatts, said Energy Minister Parviz Fattah here on Tuesday.
Fattah said after a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart that Iraq demands 1,000 megawatts power imports from Iran and it is predicted that Iraq will be able to meet the shortage in a year.
He said Iran is also to set up two power plants in Iraq with the capacity to generate 500 or more megawatts of power and the two sides are to examine the issue closely in the near future after a visit by an expert team from Iraq.
He added that Iran is also to reconstruct Iraq's water networks and energy transfer lines.
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