GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 4252
TO BE ANSWERED ON 06.05.2008
Discussion Regarding indo Iran Gas Pipeline .
SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR
Will the Minister of PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS be pleased to state:-
(a) whether he discussed with the Government of Pakistan during his recent visit to that country, the prospects of laying Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline; and
(b) if so, the outcome thereof?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS
(SHRI DINSHA PATEL)
(a) & (b): Issues concerning Iran - Pakistan – India (IPI) Gas Pipeline Project, namely, project structure, transportation tariff and transit fee for passage of gas through Pakistan, were discussed in the meeting between India and Pakistan held in Islamabad, Pakistan on April 25, 2008. There was agreement on the principles on which bilateral agreement will be concluded on the above issues.