Islamabad, July 18, 2012 (PPI-OT): A meeting of the Pakistan – Iran Joint Committee on Oil, Gas and Energy was held on 17th to 18th July, 2012 at Islamabad, Pakistan to discuss bilateral cooperation in Oil and Gas sectors. The Iranian team was headed by H.E. Dr. Ahmad Khalidi, Deputy Minister for Internal Affairs to Minister for Petroleum and Pakistani team was headed by Mr. Abid Saeed, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources. The two sides discussed issues of mutual interest particularly the energy sector.
The Iranian side expressed its intention to invest in the E and P sector including investment in the upstream and midstream. The Iranian side also invited Pakistani companies to invest in E and P sector in Iran.
Furthermore, the two sides decided to form a Joint Working Group covering experts from Technical, Legal, Financial and Commercial sectors to work out the details with respect to the implementation of the Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline project.
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