Tajikistan, Italian Webuild Discuss Progress Of Rogun HPP Construction

(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, April 24. The Presidentof Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon and the director of the WeBuildItalian company, Pietro Salini, discussed the progress of theconstruction of the Rogun hydroelectric power station (HPP) inTajikistan, Trend reports.

According to the press service of the Tajik president, the headof WeBuild informed Rahmon about the fulfillment of commitments andthe progress of construction works on the HPP on which the companyis currently working.

During the meeting, confidence was expressed that the company'smanagement will mobilize all its capabilities to fulfill the workplans within the established deadlines.

WeBuild is engaged in the construction of a clay-core rockfilldam at the Rogun HPP. The Rogun HPP is a hydroelectric powerstation under construction on the Vakhsh River with an installedcapacity of 3600 MW. In total, it is planned to install six units,each with a projected capacity of 600 MW.

The average annual electricity generation at the Rogun HPP isexpected to exceed 17 billion kWh. The height of the dam is 335meters.

The president of Tajikistan embarked on his first official visitto Italy and the Vatican on April 22. Seven new documents weresigned following the high-level meetings during the visit.


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