Pakistan hoping to clinch Karachi-Lahore pipeline deal with Russia

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Minister of Petroleum and Natural Resources, PakistanKarachi-Lahore pipeline: Pakistan hopes to sign a $2bn deal with Russia for the construction of a 1,100km gas pipeline between Karachi and Lahore at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in Ufa next week, the country’s Minister of Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said today. Russia is also expected to agree to supply Pakistan with LNG from next year.