TAPI to bring peace dividends for entire region: PM

ISLAMABAD, Feb 23 (APP):Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday said the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project would unite people, boost socio-economic development and bring in peace dividends to the entire region.

Addressing the ground breaking ceremony of the link-up projects of electricity transmission lines and fibre optics at Serhatabad, Turkmenistan, and broadcast live, the Prime Minister said the “project will have only the winners.”Abbasi said he was grateful to the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow for turning into reality and particularly for recreating the historical linkages of this region.

He said the President of Turkmenistan owing to his vision has converted the TAPI project into an energy and communications corridor, that would have IT connectivity, besides road and rail links.

Posted on: 2018-02-23T11:05:00+05:00