Officials of the Ministry of Interior Affairs of Afghanistan on Wednesday held a video conference with Muhammetmyrat Amanov, the Executive Director of TAPI Pipeline Company Limited, to discuss security measures for the implementation of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project.
The sides exchanged views on plans and proposals to ensure the project security in accordance to international standards and demands, and how to coordinate more between the relevant departments, the Afghan Interior Ministry announced.
The Afghan government recently formed a committee to start practical work on the project.
In February, the representatives of the Afghan ministries of interior affairs and defense presented a security plan for TAPI gas pipeline project to the Turkmen side.
The TAPI pipeline is expected to carry 33 billion cubic meters (bcm) of natural gas each year along a route stretching 1,800 km from Galkynysh, the world's second-biggest gas field in Turkmenistan, to the Indian city of Fazilka near the Pakistan border.