The government has decided to increase the prices of gas from 5 to 6 percent. The prices will not be increased for domestic users. Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said while talking to the media in Islamabad, he said that a new gas prices are expected to be applied from 1st September. He said that the Iran Pakistan gas pipeline project will be completed soon after removing economic restrictions on Iran. The petroleum minister Jam Kamal said that the TAPI gas pipline project will be started in December this year. The opening ceremony will be held in Turkmenistan in which head of states of Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and India will participate in the ceremony. He said that the project will cost ten to twelve billion dollars and will be completed in three to four years.