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Russia will extend a gas pipeline from the south of Pakistan to the north

16.09.2022 ТАСС 97 просмотров

The construction of a gas pipeline from Karachi to the north of Pakistan will begin in the near future.


Construction of a gas pipeline from Karachi (a port city in southern Pakistan) to the north of the republic will begin in the near future, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak told reporters.


"There is an intergovernmental agreement on the construction of a gas pipeline from Karachi to the north of Pakistan is 1,100 km long . A special company was created in The Russian Federation, which implements this project. In the near future, the implementation of the project will begin. The President of Pakistan outlined this issue today — about the need to accelerate the implementation of this process. Because Pakistan needs an energy resource. We will continue to implement this project together," he told reporters.


"As for the construction of a gas pipeline from Karachi to the north of Pakistan — this concerns LNG supplies. We have discussed this issue and worked out additionally with our companies the possibility of LNG supplies to Pakistan," Alexander Novak added.


The Deputy Prime Minister also noted a promising gas pipeline project from Russia to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan. "The presidents have given such instructions, the energy departments will work on the construction of such a gas pipeline," he said.

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