Work on TAPI pipeline to begin in Pakistan tomorrow: Official


Work on TAPI pipeline to begin in Pakistan tomorrow: Official

The work on the long-awaited 1,680 km Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline, which will help ease energy deficiency in South Asia, will start in Pakistan tomorrow, a senior Pakistani official said today.

Leaders of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India performed the ground-breaking of the project in December 2015.

“Officials from Turkmenistan have reached along with a high-level delegation and an inaugural ceremony will be held on Friday to start work on route survey and detailed engineering in Pakistan,” Inter State Gas Systems Managing Director Mobin Saulat was quoted as saying by The Express Tribune.
The daily reported that the route survey, detailed engineering and feasibility study, which will be conducted by a consultant are required to be undertaken before building the gas pipeline.

The project management consultant will first undertake the survey and study in Pakistan and then extend its scope to Afghanistan.  Read More…

Credit By: economictimes.indiatimes.com

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