Russia could help improve energy security for Pakistan through the delivery of liquefied natural gas, the Russian foreign minister said Tuesday. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke Tuesday with his Pakistani counterpart, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, about the potential to improve energy ties. Among the priorities would be the construction of a gas pipeline from Karachi to Lahore. “Other options are also examined, including deliveries of liquefied natural gas to Pakistan by Gazprom,” Russia’s minister was quoted by news agency Tass as saying. Lavrov noted that Pakistan is ripe for Russian energy investments because of historical ties to the region. Pakistan consumes most of the natural gas it produces and the country has faced power issues because of aging infrastructure. According to the Asian Development […]