Pakistan hoping to clinch Karachi-Lahore pipeline deal with Russia

Karachi-Lahore pipeline: Pakistan  hopes to sign a $2bn deal with Russia for the construction  of a 1,100km gas pipeline between Karachi and Lahore at the Shanghai  Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in Ufa next week, the country’s Minister of Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said today. Russia is also expected to agree to supply Pakistan with LNG from next year.