Pakistan signs 75,000 tonnes LPG import deal with Iran


The All Pakistan Liquefied Petroleum Gas Distributors Association and a National Iranian Company have signed an agreement that entails import of 75,000 tonne LPG within a year.

At least 6,000 tonne liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) would be imported from Iran every month for a year, a private news channel reported on Tuesday.

Association’s President Irfan Khokhar stated that price of imported LPG would be in line with price in the local market. Khokhar also said that the imported LPG would definitely help curb energy crisis in the country. Pakistan also signed a historic gas deal with Qatar this year. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had visited Qatar and met counterparts there.