Islamabad: Pakistan has reiterated its support towards the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan and India (TAPI) gas pipeline project.
Ambassador of Turkmenistan, Mr. Movlamov Atajan along with CEO & Chairman Board of TAPI Pipeline Company Limited (TPCL) Mr. Muhammetmyrat Amanov met Federal Minister for Energy Mr. Omar Ayub Khan and Mr. Nadeem Babar, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Petroleum at Ministry of Energy.
The CEO of the TPCL apprised the Federal Minister and SAPM on the progress made on the TAPI Pipeline Project and its benefits to the region and Pakistan.
Federal Minister Omar Ayub Khan appreciated the progress made on the TAPI pipeline and reiterated the support of the present government towards the Project. SAPM also stressed the need to resolve all the outstanding issues for the early implementation of the project. The Minister said that TAPI Pipeline offers diversification of energy imports, social infrastructure programs, and creation of jobs for all participating countries and incumbent government is fully committed to the execution of the project.