President Maithripala Sirisena who is currently on a state visit to Tajikistan visited Nurek hydro power plant in Dushanbe. This plant is the main power plant in Tajikistan and the country is not only able to meet the high demand for electricity during winter seasons but also to export the surplus during summer time. Once the construction of the power plant is completed export of power will occupy an important place in the foreign exchange earnings of Tajikistan.
President Sirisena inspected the activities of the plant and the operational procedure of the plant was explained to him.
President was received by the First Deputy Prime Minister Davlatali of Tajikistan at the plant premises and a colorful welcome had been organized.
President together with his Tajikistan counterpart and the Deputy Prime Minister took part in a special banquet.
The 5th Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures will take place tomorrow (15) and many leaders of the Asian region have come down to Dushanbe to attend the Summit.
President will address the Summit tomorrow and schedule to meet several leaders on the sideline of the main event.