TAPI: (Groundbreaking of TAPI gas pipeline project on Dec 13)

ISLAMABAD: The trans-national gas pipeline project among Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (TAPI) is vital for economic growth of regional countries.

This was stated by the Minister of Inter-Provincial Coordination Riaz Hussain Pirzada while addressing 24th Independence Day celebration of Turkmenistan here.

He said TAPI project is vital for Pakistan’s energy needs and would strengthen further existing relations between Pakistan and Turkmenistan.

Addressing the function, Turkmenistan Ambassador to Pakistan Atadjan Movlamov said the ground breaking ceremony of 1,735 kilometre long gas pipeline project will take place in Turkmenistan on 13th of next month. He said the project would be beneficial for economies of the both countries.