Khuzestan to Benefit From UNIDO Aid

Khuzestan to Benefit From UNIDO AidKhuzestan to Benefit From UNIDO Aid

Khuzestan Province Water and Electricity Company has signed a cooperation agreement with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), IRNA reported Sunday.

According to the agreement UNIDO will provide assistance on transfer of technology, training human resources, provision of equipment and construction of small-scale hydropower plants, managing director of the company, Mohammad-Reza Shamsaei said.

The agreement was signed by Shamsaei and the UNIDO representative in Iran, Alessandro Amadio. UNIDO is a specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability.

It has the mandate to promote and accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development in developing countries and economies in transition. It officially opened its Tehran office in 1999.

Khuzestan Province is one of the 31 provinces in Iran. It is in the southwest of the country, bordering Iraq's Basra Province and the Persian Gulf. Its capital is Ahvaz and it covers an area of 63,238 square kilometers.