Islamabad, February 6 - Neftegaz.RU. A Gazprom delegation headed by Vitaly Markelov, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, paid a working visit to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan today.
As part of the visit, Vitaly Markelov and Mobin Saulat, Managing Director of Inter State Gas Systems (Private) Ltd., signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
The document, which serves as a follow-up to the Memorandum inked by the Ministry of Energy of Russia and the Ministry of Energy of Pakistan in September 2018, provides for a joint feasibility study regarding gas supplies from the Middle East to South Asian countries.
Inter State Gas Systems, a subsidiary of Government Holdings Private Limited (GHPL), operates under the Petroleum Division of Pakistan’s Ministry of Energy and implements strategic infrastructure projects in the gas sector.
In February 2018 CEO of Gazprom Alexey Miller and Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif discussed the prospects for bilateral cooperation, including the potential for supplying LNG from the Gazprom Group’s portfolio to Pakistan.
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