Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Kabul (BNA) Hamid Karzai, president of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in a meeting with Berum Guledi Naderov, Turkmen minister of gas and mine industry agreed Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, India and Pakistan are to sign an agreement for selling and buying gas in near future in Ishqabad.
In the meeting, which was held yesterday afternoon at Presidential Palace, Naderov said the remaining issues of the session are to be finalized in a session with Afghan minister of mines in Ishqabad and the four countries will sign the agreement in Ishqabad in the offing.
Afterwards, Hamid Karzai, president of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, while evaluating the projects as important said with the completion of the project, not only economic situation will be expedited among the four countries but also it would put positive impacts on security and stability in the region.
Likewise, Turkmen minister of gas and mine industry expressed best wishes of Turkmenistan president to President Hamid Karzai.
It is said the meeting was also attended by Afghan minister of mines and industry Wahidullah Shahrani and head of gas reservoir and fuel development for Turkmenistan Qurban Muradov.