Pakistan wants to operate IP gas pipeline: minister

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Javad Oji, Minister of Petroleum of the Islamic Republic of Iran, said that Islamabad has expressed interest in the quick operation of the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline.

On Monday, on the sidelines of President Seyed Ibrahim Raisi's visit to Islamabad, Oji said that the Pakistani side is eager to inject gas into the IP pipeline as soon as possible, and said: "Pakistan is preparing contracts with various companies to speed up this work."

"With the actions that will be taken, we hope to witness the export of gas to Pakistan during the 13th government, according to the international agreement signed between Iran and Pakistan," he added.

On Monday, the oil ministers of Iran and Pakistan met during the President's visit to Islamabad.