Iran offers Bangladesh to join gas pipeline project
He voiced Tehran's readiness to export oil and gas to Bangladesh, and added that Iran is ready to extend Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline to Bangladesh.
He said that Iran has talked with Pakistani and Indian sides over the gas pipeline project and is prepared to negotiate with Bangladeshi officials about the extension of the pipeline.
Vaezi said that Iran and Bangladesh have already had talks in this regard, but the project needs feasibility studies before implementation.
The Iranian ambassador also said that Iran has invited the Bangladeshi Minister of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid to visit Tehran for discussing gas exports to Bangladesh and cooperation on other energy fields. ■