Pakistan and Iran Gas Pipeline Project Ceremony

President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari and his Iranian counterpart Dr Mahmoud Ahmadinejad performed the groundbreaking of the long-awaited $7.5 billion gas pipeline project, laying the foundation of bilateral energy cooperation and defying western opposition. President Zardari said after he and Mr Ahmadinejad unveiled the plaque of the project at a ceremony in the Iranian city of Chabahar, near the Pakistan border.

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The project will deliver 750 million cubic feet of gas per day to Pakistan by Jan 2015. The Iran-Pakistan gaslifeline will help eradicate terrorism, bring prosperity to the region and overcome poverty. Mr Zardari described the event as a historic moment not only for the two countries but also for the region.

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