Pakistan re-assures Iran of gas pipeline project
Islamabad, Nov. 1, IRNA -- Pakistan on Wednesday reitterated its
assurance to Iran regarding the security of the proposed
Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline.
"Pakistan's petroleum minister has wrote a letter to his Iranian
counterpart, expressing support to the project," a spokesman of the
Pakistani Petroleum Ministry said, while briefing journalists in
Jehangir Bashar said Pakistan was prepared to address Indian
concerns about security of supplies of gas through the pipeline.
The proposed gas pipeline is currently under discussion between
New Delhi and Tehran.
Recently, Russian experts proposed to India that the pipeline
should pass through the bed of the Arab sea instead of the Pakistani
The Pakistani spokesman said his country had also convinced Iran
of vibility of the Pak-Iran refinery project.
He said an Iranian delegation would soon visit Pakistan to hold
further talks on the project.
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