Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says implementation of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline is beneficial for the entire region.
He was talking to the media persons following his meeting with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in Ashgabat. The Foreign Minister said the project is expected to create 2,000 new employment avenues with immense opportunities.
The Foreign Minister said the TAPI project was discussed in detail with the Turkmen president.
He expressed satisfaction that the recent views expressed by Afghanistan show the country’s intent to favour the implementation of TAPI project.
He said that Afghanistan would also receive one billion dollars as transit fee.