ISLAMABAD (APP) - Turkmenistan will provide 30 billion cubic meters of gas per year to Pakistan, Afghanistan and India under the Turkmenistan- Afghanistan-Pakistani-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project. "Framework agreement between the four countries has already been signed in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan," Turkmen Ambassador, Sapar Berdiniyazov said while addressing students of Department of International Relations, National University of Modern Languages here Saturday. Now the participating countries are negotiating price of gas which is likely to be completed by next month, he added. The Ambassador said that Turkmenistan was the 4th largest producer of gas in the world and is exporting gas to Russia, China and other European countries. On Pak-Turkmen relations, he said a close identity of views and mutuality of interests remain the hallmark of the ties between the two countries. He said Pakistan was the first country to extend recognition to Turkmenistan. "Turkmenistan has an enduring, multi-dimensional and deep-rooted relationship with Pakistan," he remarked. Both the countries were seats of original cultures and centers of world's earliest civilizations, he added. The Ambassador was positive that the current $40 million volume of trade between Pakistan and Turkmenistan will further enhance in the years ahead. He said that Turkmenistan adopted the policy of neutrality' which was endorsed by 185 states of United Nations on 12th December, 1995 through a resolution adding his cry has diplomatic relations with 130 countries of the world and 40 international organizations including CIS, OIC, ECON and NAM.