Obama asked Pakistan to abandon the pipeline in 2010.
The International News (Pakistan) reports:
Though Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline project is hanging in balance, the government has approved much awaited National Climate Change Policy mainly focusing on importing natural gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) over import of oil from foreign countries.
Federal Advisor (Climate Affairs), Dr Qamaruz Zaman Chaudhry, who is the lead author of this policy document, made a detailed presentation and explained salient features of this policy to the federal cabinet on March 14 that finally gave its approval.
The analysts have pointed out that the government has again reiterated its resolve to import natural gas from the neighbouring country in the face of severe criticism especially from the United States…