Iran emerges with claim of Pakistani pipeline interest

5 Nov 2016   China, Iran, Pakistan

Iran once again suggested it was moving forward on plans to build a long-delayed natural gas pipeline to Pakistan, this time with the help of China. An interview published by the official Islamic Republic News Agency quotes Mobin Saulat , named as a managing director for a Pakistani interstate gas system, as saying China is ready to lend a hand in the building what’s left of the pipeline. “As the hurdles in the project are removed we will start receiving gas from Iran,” he said. According to IRNA, a pipeline bureau of a Chinese oil company is investing $1.4 billion in regional terminals for liquefied natural gas and could help financing construction of the Iranian pipeline across the border. Islamabad has worked with […]

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