Headed by Deputy Energy Minister for Electricity Homayoun Haeri, the Iranian delegation will hold separate meetings with Afghani energy officials with a focus on finding the ways to facilitate electricity trades between the two countries.
Mohammad Hassan Motevali Zadeh, the head of the Iran government-affiliated Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) is accompanying the deputy minister in this trip.
The largest exporter and importer of electricity in the Middle East, Iran plays a central role in power supply in the region.
It exports power to Pakistan, Turkey, Iraq and Afghanistan. Under swap deals, Iran exports electricity to Armenia and Azerbaijan in winter and imports in summer.