Ghu­lam Sar­war stresses for early com­ple­tion of TAPI Gas Pipe­line pro­ject

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IS­LAM­ABAD: Minister for Petroleum and Nat­u­ral Re­sources Ghu­lam Sar­war Khan has stressed for early com­ple­tion of Turk­menistan, Afghanistan, Pak­istan and In­dian (TAPI) Gas Pipe­line pro­ject.

He was talk­ing to Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer of TAPI Pipe­line Com­pany Muham­met­myrat Amanov who called on him here on Fri­day.

The fed­eral minister said Pak­istan de­sires to hold a cer­e­mony in con­nec­tion with TAPI in March. The heads of Turk­menistan, In­dia, Pak­istan and In­dia will be in­vited to at­tend the event.

He said the gas pipe­line pro­ject of 1680 kilo­me­ter length has a gas vol­ume of 3.2 bil­lion cu­bic feet of nat­u­ral gas per day.

He said the cost of the pro­ject is eight point five bil­lion dol­lars which can be fur­ther re­duced. He said Pak­istan's share in the pro­ject is five per­cent.

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