TAP’s project activities are in full compliance with the COVID 19 related sanitary provisions in Greece, Albania, and Italy, said Murad Heydarov, Chairman of TAP Board of Directors, Report informs.
‘We aim at enabling the project to progress towards delivering first gas within 2020. Despite the challenges related to lockdowns and quarantine measures, works are currently progressing with extreme care. In these unprecedented times, TAP’s utmost priority is the health and safety of its staff, contractors’ and sub-contractors’ personnel. At the end of February 2020, the TAP project was almost 93,5% complete. In the upcoming weeks and months, we plan to introduce the first gas in Albania and then in Italy. However, we continue to monitor the evolution of COVID-19 very closely, following the guidance of public health authorities at international and national levels. We keep high our readiness to adjust our planned project activities to further requirements of the host countries and react efficiently if the situation changes. As I said, the health of all people assigned to the project is our utmost priority,’ he said.