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Iran-Pakistan gasline to enhance trade ties: Envoy

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan Mehdi Hoonardost has said that Pakistan has huge doorstep opportunities to get gas from Iran, adding that the Iran- Pakistan gas pipeline would enhance the trade and economic relations between both of the countries. Talking to media at the National Press Club’s Meet the Press Programme recently, he said, "We have no hard conditions like other countries, adding that Iran want to provide cheap energy for industrial and economic…Read More

Iran, Pakistan agree to speed up work on gasline project

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: A Pakistani energy delegation is set to visit Iran in order to discuss speed up the implementation of the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline, Iranian oil ministry announced has said. The ministry noted that Tehran and Islamabad have close cooperation to accomplish the IP gas pipeline despite their differences in this regard. It is to be mentioned here that last month, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and his Pakistani counterpart Hanna Rabbani had called on…Read More

TAPI gasline no alternative to Iran gas

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) has claimed that the government has been wasting time on a costly and highly uncertain Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gasline project while ignoring the only viable option of importing gas from Iran.America is opposing the Pak-Iran gasline project to counter Tehran’s influence while throwing full weight behind TAPI to benefit western multinational companies that enjoy control over Dauletabad gas reserves, it said.Increasing…Read More