Nawaz Sharif attends TAPI ceremony in Turkmenistan

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif attended the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (Tapi) gas pipeline groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday near the city of Mary in southeastern Turkmenistan.

The four countries had long planned the mega project to meet growing energy needs, but administrative issues and unrest in the region especially in Afghanistan had so far delayed its realisation. Construction on . . . → Read More: Nawaz Sharif attends TAPI ceremony in Turkmenistan

US, Pakistan and pipeline politics

My word, are we showcasing some guts in the Iran-Pakistan pipeline episode! Hina Rabbani Khar’s riposte to Hillary Clinton’s ‘threats’ over the IP project was not only valiant she even made it sound realistic. Last week the US hierarchy – in a class ROFL moment – labeled the IP pipeline as a “bad idea”. And . . . → Read More: US, Pakistan and pipeline politics