KARACHI – SITE Senior Vice Chairman Naseem Anwar has appreciated the steps taken by President Zardari regarding his agreement with Iran in relation to the continuance of the $7.5 billion gas pipeline project to solve the energy crisis of Pakistan.
He said that the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project despite hostilities towards the expansion of ties between two neighboring countries will be a strong approach in accessing a safe energy source.
“The pipeline project has run into repeated problems, in finding funds and opposition to the project from USA but the democratic government under the dynamic leadership of President Asif Ali Zardari visited Iran and signed a final agreement with Iran wherein Iran and Pakistan agreed that Iran would supply between 750 million cubic feet (21 million cubic meters) and one billion cubic feet per day of natural gas by mid-2015 to Pakistan.”
He further said that building the gas pipeline between Iran and Pakistan is a great and important event, it serves the interests of both nations and strengthens their relations bilaterally.
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