Middle East Economic Survey


No 22



Iran And Pakistan Ink Agreement On Gas Pipeline

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his Pakistani counterpart Asif Zardari inked an agreement in Tehran on 24 May that is expected to lead to a final contract for the delivery of Iranian gas to Pakistan. While an Iran-Pakistan-India pipeline was first proposed 15 years ago, India has halted negotiations of late because of talks over a civil nuclear deal with the US, ratified last...