By John Lee.
The Head of the Greek company Metka, John Mytilineos, met with Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs, Hussein al-Shahristani, to discuss the building of the new Shat al-Basra power station.
A statement by Shahristani's Office, reported by AIN, said:
"Shahristani urged during the meeting the Company to assume suitable immediate procedures to avoid delay in implementing this project with a capacity of 1250 MW."
Metka promised to complete the project as soon as possible.
The meeting was also attended by the Greek Ambassador to Iraq, Mirkorius Karavothias.