Russian companies keen to invest in oil, gas, power sectors

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Mohammad Asif Friday met Russian Energy Minister Alex Novac and discussed extended cooperation in oil, gas and power sectors.

In the meeting, they also confirmed 2018 timeline for LNG pipeline being constructed by Russian build operated and transfer basis (BOT), said a press release received here.

The Russian minister also showed keen interest in Jamshoro, Guddu, Dasu and LNG fired plants.

He said the Russian state owned companies keen to invest in the said sectors.

Meanwhile, Russian Defence Minister Sergey Shoygu also extended robust support for enhancing counter terrorism capabilities of Pakistan.