Iran revisiting gas pipeline options with Pakistan

26 Mar 2016   Iran, Pakistan

Cooperation extending into the energy sector is high on the agenda for a two-day state visit to Pakistan, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Friday. Rouhani led a delegation of political and economic dignitaries on a two-day visit to Pakistan. Before leaving, the president said at a press conference in Tehran ties in the energy sector could be expanded now that sanctions pressures are easing on the Islamic republic. “Several agreements have been finalized in this respect,” he said. “They will expand to include cooperation in border trade, transit, and security.” The visit is aimed at strengthening bilateral ties that are evolving for Iran with the agreement last year on a multilateral program aimed at […]

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