Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, July 20
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
Talks on Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project will be held in India's New Delhi city July 21, said the message from Turkmen government.
For this purpose, a Turkmen delegation has been sent on an official visit to India in accordance with the order of Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov.
TAPI project was one of the key issues during the negotiations between Turkmenistan's president and India's prime minister in Ashgabat July 11.
The length of TAPI gas pipeline will be 1,800 kilometers, of which 200 kilometers will run though Turkmenistan, 773 kilometers - Afghanistan, 827 kilometers - Pakistan (to Fazilka settlement on the border with India). It is designed to meet the gas demand of the industry of the countries with the population of over 1.5 billion.
The annual pumping capacity of the gas pipeline will be 33 billion cubic meters.
Edited by SI