Sangtuda-2 units to be delivered by year-end
Iranian Ambassador to Tajikistan Ali-Asghar Shedoust recently announced in Dushanbe that units manufactured for the Sangtuda-2 hydroelectric power plant (HPP) in China on instructions of Iranian company Sangab, was already delivered to the Iranian seaport Bandar Abbas and are expected to be transported to the station site in Tajikistan by the end of this year, Asia-Plus reported. The work is at a faster pace the station will be introduced into operation in time. It was recalled that on January 12, 2005, Tajikistan and Iran signed a protocol in Dushanbe for Iran to complete the construction of Tajikistan’s Sangtuda-2 hydropower station. During President Rahmon’s visit to Iran in January 2006, a number of agreements providing for Iranian assistance for several Tajik infrastructure projects, including construction of the Sangtuda-2 HPP, were signed.