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Pak-Iran gas pipeline: Cabinet defers plan to appeal against US sanctions

The caretaker federal cabinet has approved the postponement of the plan to file an appeal against the US sanctions under the Pak-Iran Gas Pipeline project

By Rana Ghulam Qadir
February 28, 2024
Workers can be seen working on a gas pipeline between Pakistan and Iran. — AFP/File
Workers can be seen working on a gas pipeline between Pakistan and Iran. — AFP/File

ISLAMABAD: The caretaker government has taken an important decision related to the US sanctions against the Pak-Iran gas pipeline project.

The caretaker federal cabinet has approved the postponement of the plan to file an appeal against the US sanctions under the Pak-Iran Gas Pipeline project. The decision was made due to the current geopolitical situation.

According to sources, the decisions made by the Ministerial Oversight Committee regarding the Pak-Iran gas pipeline project have been approved. The Petroleum Division prepared the summary based on the decisions of the Ministerial Oversight Committee. Though the final draft of the application was prepared, the plan to submit it to the US authorities has now been postponed. The Petroleum Division has prepared a summary based on decisions of the committee, which has been approved.