Agreement between Russia & Pakistan to build pipeline from Karachi to Lahore is biggest deal in decades
Russia & Pakistan signed a deal to build a major gas pipeline connecting southern Karachi port with industrial hubs in the north. According to media reports, it’s the biggest deal between Moscow and Islamabad since the 1970s. On Friday, Russia’s Energy Minister Nikolay Shulginov and Pakistan’s Ambassador, Shafqat Ali Khan, signed a revised agreement for the project. Moreover, the project is now open for construction.