Minister for Energy urges early completion of TAPI Gas pipeline project

Islamabad, May 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Minister for Energy Muhammad Hammad Azhar has expressed commitment for early completion and materialization of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) Gas pipeline project. Talking to Ambassador of Turkmenistan Atadjan Movlamov in Islamabad on Tuesday, he also reiterated desire to further cement the existing bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries.

He said the natural resources including natural Gas from the Central Asian State need to be explored for mutual benefit of both the countries. The Minister underscored the need to work out all details of Gas transportation and supply agreements to the mutual benefit of all the countries.

Ambassador of Turkmenistan apprised the Minister on salient features of the TAPI project and progress made by Turkmenistan side. He assured that all matters related to the project including financing and security of the pipeline are being diligently worked out to ensure smooth and timely completion of the project.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557

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