Workers stand near a gas pipe during the launching ceremony of construction work on the Afghan section of a natural gas pipeline that will link Turkmenistan through Afghanistan to Pakistan and India, near Serhetabat

Workers stand near a gas pipe during the launching ceremony of construction work on the Afghan section of a natural gas pipeline that will link Turkmenistan through Afghanistan to Pakistan and India, near Serhetabat

Workers stand by a gas pipe near the town of Serhetabat, Turkmenistan, on February 23, during a launch ceremony for construction work on TAPI, a natural gas pipeline that will link Turkmenistan through Afghanistan to Pakistan and India. Photo: Reuters / Marat Gurt

February 26, 2018 3:05 PM (UTC+8)