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16 June 2023


Meeting with Coordinator of the Prime Minister of Pakistan for Trade and Industry

On June 15, 2023, the Coordinator of the Prime Minister of Pakistan for Trade and Industry Rana Ihsan Afzal Khan as part of a business delegation visited the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Islamabad and held a meeting with the Ambassador of Turkmenistan A.Movlamov.

During the meeting, the parties discussed the implementation of major joint projects - the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline, Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan (TAP) power transmission line and fiber-optic communication line.

In this regard, the Turkmen side noted the recent visit of the Turkmen delegation to Pakistan and the signing on June 8, 2023 of the Joint Plan for the Implementation of the TAPI Gas Pipeline Project. The parties stressed that the signing of the plan is an important step towards the implementation of the TAPI gas pipeline project. It was also emphasized that the TAPI and TAP projects will contribute to the prosperity of the region and the economic growth of Pakistan.

Noting the importance of major projects for Pakistan’s energy security, Rana Ihsan Afzal Khan expressed the Pakistani government’s support for the speedy completion of these energy projects.

The prospects for the trade and economic cooperation between Turkmenistan and Pakistan were also discussed at the meeting. The parties stressed the huge potential of bilateral trade in the energy sector.

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