ISLAMABAD: China has articulated their interest in joining TAPI gas pipeline project, it is a multiple countries linking project with its financial close of the first phase is expected next month. Originating at the giant Galkynysh gas field in Turkmenistan, the $9.6-billion TAPI (Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India) pipeline links four countries energy companies and will be carrying 33 billion cubic meters (BCM) of gas per year. Turkmenistan is building the TAPI pipeline to expand its gas exports, which are…
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
WASHINGTON: Finance Minister Muhammad Ishaq Dar in a pre-budget discourse apprised media here that salaried class and common man would get maximum relief in the upcoming budget while dispelling considerations of drastic taxes. Addressing a news conference, he said that Pakistan was making an impressive headway in financial and digital inclusion by demonstrating a hope that GDP growth over five percent would be achieved during the current fiscal year. Forecasting a stable economy, Dar expressed confidence to achieve…
ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) hopes to overcome by 2020 the challenges of building a $10-billion gas pipeline through Afghanistan's most violent areas, by making sure it benefits Afghan contractors and communities, a bank official said.