India to host steering committee of proposed TAPI Gas pipeline
India will host the next steering committee meeting of the proposed 1,814 kilometre-long Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline in New Delhi. The decision was taken during the 6th joint Inter-Governmental Committee (IGC) meeting on trade, economic, scientific and technological cooperation.
The benefit of the TAPI project is that it will give an opportunity to India to secure its interest in Central Asia. The project’s success will also ensure that India, Pakistan and Afghanistan find ways of cooperating on other issues as well.
Topics: Afghanistan • Continents • Countries • Geography of Asia • Iranian Plateau • Landlocked countries • Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation • Member states of the United Nations • TAPI • Turkmenistan
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