Work on TAPI gas pipeline project starts

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Pakistan would be in a position in coming years to overcome its gas shortfall as the work on four-nation mega gas pipeline project has started in Shatlyk, Turkmenistan. These four nations included Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India. Turkmen President Berdymukhammedov along with leaders of these four nations including Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif witnessed the beginning of work on the Asia pipeline called TAPI. "Today we were participants and…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