PM lauds progress made on TAPI Project


Islamabad, Jan. 16 (TNS): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has reiterated Pakistan’s interest in early completion of the energy projects with Turkmenistan and appreciated the progress made on the TAPI Project.

He was talking to Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov who paid a courtesy call on him in Islamabad on Monday.

The two sides also agreed to expedite connectivity projects between the two countries including roads and rail linkages to increase trade between the two brotherly countries.

The Turkmen Foreign Minister briefed the Prime Minister on the present status of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India Gas Pipeline Project.

He invited Pakistani companies to participate in the tenders floated by Turkmenistan for TAPI.