Pakistan may revive Gwadar-Nawabshah gas pipeline

By Staff reporter 8 September 2017

Pakistan’s government is likely to revive the $2.3 billion Gwadar-Nawabshah gas pipeline project as it is strategically important to the country, according to The Express Tribune.

The pipeline will enable Pakistan to access gas supplies from Iran via a short spur to the Iranian border while also allowing LNG imported via Gwadar to reach other areas of Pakistan.

The project had been shelved, ostensibly under pressure from Saudi Arabia to further isolate Iran.

Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the former petroleum minister, said the project should...

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