Azerbaijan’s Energy Minister to take part in laying foundation of Afghan part of TAPI pipe

16:46 - 21 February 2018

February 21, Fineko/ A groundbreaking ceremony of the Afghan part of gas pipeline Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) will be held on 23 February.

The Ministry of Energy informs that Azerbaijan will be represented by Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov at the ceremony.

"On that day, the construction of the electricity distribution line and fiber optic communication line will begin. Also, railway line Serkhetabad (Turkmenistan) - Turgundi (Afghanistan) will be put into operation," the Ministry reported.

Construction of the TAPI gas line began on 13 December 2015.