The construction cost of Pakistan Stream could cost $ 3.5 billion Pakistani stream “. RIA Novosti reports.
According to him, the project could cost $ 3.5 billion. Russian Energy Minister Nikolai Shulginov estimated the probable throughput of the gas pipeline at 16 billion cubic meters per year.
Earlier, Pakistani Ambassador to Russia Shafkat Ali Khan said that the countries are close to launching the construction of the Pakistani Stream gas pipeline. agree on only a few issues. He did not disclose the details of the project, but confirmed that Islamabad was very optimistic.
Pakistani Stream should connect the port city of Karachi, the largest in Pakistan, with Lahore on the other side of the country, where power plants operating in liquefied natural gas (LNG). The parties signed an agreement on it in 2015, but only in May 2021 a document was signed on the practical implementation of the project.