Iran working to renew gas pipeline interest

22 Jul 2015   Iran, Pakistan

 A project once dubbed the Peace Pipeline could see new life with Chinese and Indian investors working in a post-sanctions Iran, a Pakistani official said. Salman Shah, a former Pakistani finance minister, told the official Islamic Republic News Agency he expected renewed interest in a gas pipeline running east from Iran. “China and India will probably join the … network,” he was quoted as saying in a Tuesday interview. “Once the gas starts flowing, India will like to join it and China has already expressed its willingness for joining the project.” IRNA earlier this week quoted Pakistani Energy Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as saying last week’s nuclear deal with Iran meant Islamabad had more options to address lingering energy needs. Pakistan’s aging infrastructure means […]

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