After this phase, during the 22nd TAPI
steering committee meeting when Ashgabat proposed to become the Consortium Leader and the committee unanimously endorsed the decision.
(Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline project) was initiated by Turkmenistan and patiently pursued over the years.
Economist Mirza Ikhtyar Baig also said, TAPI
will prove to be a substitute of Pak Iran gas pipeline project.
The Prime Minister said TAPI
is critical for Pakistan's energy needs.
Let us make TAPI
into a People's Pipeline, reaffirming our resolve of development seeded by a principle: that people are more important than governments; that the poor are more important than elites; and power is potent only when it becomes an agent of service to the masses," Akbar remarked at the ground-breaking ceremony of the TAPI
gas pipeline project in Turkmenistan's Serhetabad.
PM Abbasi arrives in Turkmenistan for ground-breaking ceremony of TAPI
325 bcfd from TAPI
, about 750 million cubic feet per day (mmcfd) from the Iran-Pakistan pipeline and about 2 bcfd from LNG imports.
According to Turkmen Ministry Turkmenistan is now constructed of linear part of the Turkmen section of the TAPI
The main document for the TAPI
, called the Ashgabat Interstate Agreement, was signed in 2010.
The president of Turkmenistan also invited Qatar to participate in the TAPI
project during a recent meeting in Ashgabat with President of the Qatar Olympic Committee Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
These deals put additional pressure on the TAPI
The basic document for the promotion of TAPI
is the Ashgabat interstate agreement, which was signed between the participating states in 2010 when the practical implementation of the project began.