10-year LNG agreement signed by Pakistan and Qatar

News Desk

A ten-year Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) agreement has been signed by Pakistan and Qatar in Islamabad on Friday.

According to media reports, the signing ceremony was witnessed by the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan. Qatar will provide three million tons of LNG to Pakistan for ten years, according to the agreement.

On the occasion, the Energy Minister of Qatar, Saad Sherida al-Kaabi termed the LNG agreement a historic one for both the countries.

Qatari Energy Minister has expressed the confidence that this will lead to promotion of cooperation between the two countries.

Speaking on the occasion, the Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Petroleum, Nadeem Babar has said that the new agreement signed with Qatar for import of LNG is supportive and meets our needs and requirements.

Nadeem Babar further stated that the agreement is a start of a new era and take the bilateral relations between the two countries to new heights. He said Pakistan will further engage with Qatar in petrochemical supplies.