Iran, India, Pakistan Agree on Gas Price Formula

A02328984.jpgTEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Iran, Pakistan and India have agreed on a pricing formula for the delivery of Iranian gas via a $7bln pipeline, a top Iranian oil ministry official has said.

“We have finally reached an agreement over the pricing formula,” deputy oil minister Hojatollah Ghanimifard said.

The announcement came after three days of negotiations in Tehran. He gave no details of the agreement.

Talks on the 2,600km-long pipeline began in 1994, but have been plagued by disagreements.

Mr. Ghanimifard said the three governments had a month to respond to the agreement. He said he hoped all other decisions would be taken by June this year.

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