Pakistani foreign minister visits Iran for multibillion-dollar gas pipeline deal
Pakistan's foreign minister was expected to travel to Iran Sunday to strengthen economic cooperation and discuss a proposed multibillion-dollar gas pipeline, a government spokesman and media reports said.
Khursheed Kasuri is to hold talks with his Iranian
counterpart Kamal Kharazi and other top Iranian leaders
during the two-day visit, said Masood Khan, a spokesman for
the Foreign Ministry. Kasuri was scheduled to leave for
Iran later Sunday.
Pakistan's Geo television station reported that Kasuri
would also discuss the prospects for a US$3 billion (¤2.434
billion) gas pipeline that Iran wants to build to India. (menareport.com)
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