0STAFF REPORT IBD: Iran has offered an immediate solution to the Pakistans prevalent power crisis, which has pulled economy down and crippled general life.

Iran Power Plant Projects Management Company (MAPNA), the sixth largest power company in the world, has said that it could bridge the gap between demand and supply of electricity within months.

A delegation headed by Hussain Baqri, the head of international communications MAPN said Irans installed capacity is 70,000 megawatts (MW) out of which MAPNA was providing 67,000 MW and we could easily provide up to 10,000 MW to Pakistan on most economical rates, while Pakistans current electricity shortfall stands at 7,000 MW.

Baqri said that MAPNA having 39 subsidiaries has its own gas fields and power plants construction facilities. It has been operating in 18 countries and it can also build power plants having international standards within 15 months with 20 percent discounted rates.

Dr Murtaza Mughal welcomed the company to start operations in Pakistan and asked them to forward solid proposals for maintenance of power plants as their ability has been compromised due to neglect spanned over a decade.

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