New pipeline represents the first infrastructure deal between the two countries since the 1970s
Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan is expected to sign an agreement with Russia for the construction of a 1,100 km (about 684 mile) liquefied natural gas (LNG) pipeline from Karachi in southern Pakistan to Lahore in the North. Under the partnership, Russia will provide $2 billion to lay the pipeline, and in exchange Pakistan will award the contract to Russia without inviting bids, reports The Express Tribune.

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