Mr Owji went on to say that, the progress of the seventh Trans-Iranian gas pipeline from Iranshahr, southeast of Iran, to the Pakistan border and Zahedan city. It is expected that the pipeline will reach 90 per cent by the end of this year and would come on-stream in September 2013, Iran’s Shana news agency reported.
This announcement comes after Pakistan's Foreign Ministry spokesman, Moazzam Ahmad Khan, said Islamabad reiterated its determination to co-operate with Iran and pursue the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project.
Mr Ahmad Khan went on to say that the Pakistani Government is determined to complete the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project before 2014.
Pakistan will construct a 700 km long pipeline from its border, while Iran would build a 300 km long stretch of the pipeline from Iranshahr to the Pakistani border.Article continues below…
Based on agreement between two countries, Iran will export 21.5 MMcm/a of natural gas daily, 7.8 Bcm/a.