Pakistan, Qatar sign 10-year LNG agreement in Islamabad

 
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Islamabad: Feb 26, 2021 (TNS): Pakistan and Qatar signed a ten-year LNG agreement in Islamabad on Friday.

The signing ceremony was witnessed by Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Under the agreement, Qatar will provide three million tons of LNG to Pakistan for ten years.

Speaking on the occasion, Qatari Energy Minister Saad Sherida al-Kaabi termed the LNG agreement a historic one for both the countries. He expressed the confidence that this will lead to promotion of cooperation between the two countries.

Special Assistant on Petroleum Nadeem Babar said the new agreement signed with Qatar for import of LNG is supportive and meets our needs and requirements. He said the agreement is a start of a new era and take the bilateral relations between the two countries to new heights.

The Special Assistant said Pakistan will further engage with Qatar in petrochemical supplies.