North-South Gas pipeline: Pakistan-Russia reach critical agreement 


ISLAMABAD: Major break through was achieved between Pakistan and Russia over the issue of the price of the LNG.

Pakistan and Russia have agreed on the price for the $2-billion North-South pipeline that will pump imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Karachi to Lahore to satisfy growing energy needs of Punjab.

They will sign a commercial contract soon.

“The Foreign Office played a key role in finalising the gas price with Russia ahead of Brics summit in October in order to muster Moscow’s support against Indian influence.


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