Russian team will visit Pakistan next week to start talks on commercial contract of $2b LNG pipeline

1151470-LNGpipelinex-1469729693-211-640x480news4s54f5fs54f Pakistan and Russia are set to start negotiations on a commercial contract for laying a $2-billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) pipeline next week following the go-ahead given by the Ministry of Law for the project despite US sanctions against the Russian firm selected to execute the scheme.

A Russian team will reach Islamabad next week to negotiate the commercial deal. Earlier, talks on the project reached a deadlock after the US imposed sanctions on the Russian company – RT Global – working on the project.