South Koreans sign 2,500MW Iraq power deal
25 power stations are to be built in Iraq by a South Korean company
The Iraq government has signed a contract with a South Korean company to supply the nation with 25 electric power stations, with a capacity totalling 2,500 megawatts, according to an Aswat al Iraq report.
A statement released by the government said: “Prime Minister Maliki has thanked the South Korean delegation, who signed the contract, for its quick response and arrival in Baghdad to sign the contract, agreed upon during Maliki’s recent visit to South Korea, reiterating trust in Korean companies.”
The contract was signed by Electricity Minister, Raad Shallal for the Iraqi side and a representative for the South-Korean company.