ISLAMABAD (APP) - Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan Mashaallah Shakeri and Minister for Water and Power Raja Pervez Ashraf Thursday agreed to expedite the process of importing 1000 MW power from Iran to Pakistan on fast track basis. The Iranian envoy Thursday called on Water and Power Minister and discussed matters of mutual interest and bilateral relations to further boost economic ties between the two countries. The current status of transmission line for import of 100 MW power for Gawadar from Iran was also discussed. Pervez Ashraf said a Pakistani delegation was leaving for Iran Thursday night to discuss matters relating to import of power within the shortest possible time. Both sides also discussed the current status of gas pipeline project, construction of transmission line for import of 100 MW for Gawadar and 1000 MW for national grid and appreciated each others co-operation in this respect. Earlier, the minister while welcoming the envoy said Pakistan had close brotherly relations with Iran. Pakistan valued the help and support of Iran and was desirous of expanding bilateral relations in all sectors. Pervez Ashraf said the government was taking necessary measures to generate electricity to bridge the demand and supply gap through fast track projects. He informed that the govt attached high priority to exploit indigenous resources like coal, hydel and wind for power generation. He said first wind mill had started generation in Sindh. He also assured full support to facilitate Iranian investors in water and power sectors of Pakistan.