On February 8, 2019, Ambassador Hanum Ibrahimova met with Mr. Walter Peeraer, President of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG. Highlighting the importance of TAP for Europe in terms of supplying this continent with natural gas from a new source, Mr. Peeraer informed about works carried out in relation to the project. He mentioned that over the last months significant progress has been achieved in TAP project and 84% of works has already been completed.
Saying that diversification of energy sources and routes is a priority of Azerbaijan’s energy strategy, Ambassador Hanum Ibrahimova emphasized the important role of the Southern Gas Corridor, a global energy security project, in this regard. She pointed to the importance of speeding up the construction works in order to finish the TAP project, one of the essential elements of the Southern Gas Corridor, on time.