Pakistan has begun the importation of Nigeria’s Liquefied Natural Gas, as part of efforts to deepen the economic relationship between the two nations.
Pakistan Head of Chancery, Asim Khan, said in Abuja that the first consignment of 70,000 metric tonnes of the gas had arrived at Pakistan’s Port Qasim, in Karachi.
Prior to the commencement of gas importation from Nigeria, Pakistan was importing from Qatar, to meet it’s domestic gas needs.
Khan also disclosed plans by Pakistan to stage an agricultural equipment and machinery exhibition in Nigeria, to make its technological achievements in agriculture available to Nigerian farmers.
He said that Pakistan was determined to assist Nigeria’s efforts for self-sufficiency in food production, adding that the exhibition would be a channel to make durable and efficient farming equipment available to Nigerians at reasonable costs.