Russia, Pakistan agree to build gas pipeline

May 29, 2021

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Russia on Friday signed an inter-government agreement (IGA) to develop Pakistan Stream Gas Pipeline for gas transportation from Karachi to Kasur.

Russian Energy Minister Nikolai Shulginov and Pakistan’s ambassador in Moscow Shafqat Ali Khan signed a protocol on the amendments to the IGA on North-South Gas Pipeline Project in Moscow, according to the Pakistan Embassy in Russia.

As per the protocol, the project has been renamed as “Pakistan Stream Gas Pipeline”.

The pipeline project is a flagship strategic venture between Pakistan and Russia that would strengthen bilateral cooperation.

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