Pakistan to buy power from Russia, Turkmenistan

1049_Immagine_x_sito_(pr._FORTRESS)news54sf45fISLAMABAD: Pakistan has accepted the offers of Russia and Turkmenistan that are eager to join the Central Asia-South Asia (Casa) 1,000 power supply project designed to connect the two regions through an energy corridor.

Earlier, Russia and Turkmenistan had approached Pakistan, showing interest in exporting electricity to energy-starved Pakistan through the transmission line of Casa-1,000 project in winter when other sources would not be supplying electricity, a senior government official said.