Pakistan, India discuss transit fee for TAPI project


Governments of Pakistan and India discussed the modalities of TAPI gas pipeline, including the transit fee and the signing of Gas Sale Purchase Agreement (GSPA) on Wednesday in the Indian capital. Federal minister for petroleum and natural resources Senator Dr Asim Hussain held a bilateral meeting on TAPI pipeline project with his Indian counterpart S Jaipal Reddy, minister of petroleum and natural gas in New Delhi.
“The issues relating to the pipeline project including transit fee and the signing of Gas sale purchase agreement (GSPA) was discussed during the meeting,” said a statement issued here by Inayatullah Ismail, the media manager of Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC). The statement quoted Dr Asim as saying that the project is immensely importance in view of energy requirements and reiterated Pakistan’s resolve for early realisation of the project. The meeting was also attended by Shahid Malik, High Commissioner for Pakistan, said the SSGC statement.