ISLAMABAD – Considering the permanent crises of power in the country Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says that Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan India (TAPI) gas pipeline project should be implemented immediately, PakistanTribe reported.
According to details the premier met with the petroleum ministers of involved countries, Pakistan, Afghanistan, India and Tajikistan, and said that the TAPI gas pipeline project should be immediately implemented.
“Pakistan will take all necessary measure to implement the project,” premier ensured.
It is worth mentioning that an operational agreement on the TAPI gas pipeline was signed by Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India on July 8, 2014.
Federal Minister for Petroleum Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Inter-State Gas Systems’ managing director Mubeen Saulat represented Pakistan in the meeting and hailed the progress as a ‘great milestone.’
Another gas pipeline project for country’s need is Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) which was considered more favorable for Pakistan due to cost and less security risks.
Analysts say that in TAPI project, the unstable situation of central Asia and Afghanistan will create every day issues of supply failure.
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