Middle East Economic Survey


No 30



Pakistan Earmarks Iranian Gas For Power Generation

The Energy Security Advisor to Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Gilani, Asim Husain, told Pakistan Times on 20 July that Islamabad wants to complete the construction of the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline as soon as possible. He estimated that the delay was causing a loss of $5mn a day to the country. The initial agreement for the Iran-Pakistan pipeline was signed in Tehran in May between the...