Iran will start exporting natural gas to Pakistan by 2014, Shana agency quoted Iran's Minister of Petroleum Rostam Qasemi as saying. "A deal for Iran to export gas to Pakistan has been finalised," he told a news conference at Tehran Oil Show. He said Iran has constructed its tranche of the pipeline up to the south-eastern city of Iranshahr. The minister said Iran is also constructing a pipeline to pump gas to Iraq, adding the pipeline is expected to be ready in 18 months. "Once this pipeline is ready, Iran would export 20 million cubic meters of gas to Iraq to feed its power plants," he said.