DUBAI- The power grid link between Saudi Arabia and Iraq is expected to produce one gigawatt of energy during the initial phase, the Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman al-Saud told Iraq's state news agency INA on Wednesday.

The two countries signed an agreement to link their power grids on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Lilian Wagdy; Writing by Lina Najem, Editing by Louise Heavens) ((;))