HE the Minister of State for Energy Affairs Saad bin Sherida al-Kaabi discussed bilateral co-operation with Kadri Simson, European Union Commissioner for Energy. Discussions during the meeting, which was held virtually, dealt with various aspects of co-operation in the energy field between Qatar and the EU, and means to enhance them.
Al-Kaabi to take part in 7th IEF-IGU ministerial gas forum
HE the Minister of State for Energy Affairs Saad bin Sherida al-Kaabi will take part in the 7th IEF-IGU Ministerial Gas Forum (virtual) hosted by Malaysia on December 3, the International Gas Union and the International Energy Forum said in a joint statement yesterday.
The IEF and the IGU have set up this important dialogue platform in close collaboration with the Economic Planning Unit of Malaysia.
Dialogues in both sessions will be held under the Chatham House Rule and help IEF member governments, IGU natural gas business leaders and policy makers around the world to unite behind a clear vision on what is needed to stimulate inclusive growth and create a sustainable energy future.
Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Prime Minister of Malaysia will inaugurate the 7th IEF-IGU Ministerial Gas Forum virtually hosted by the Government of Malaysia under the theme “Towards Recovery and Shared Prosperity: Natural Gas Opportunities for a Sustainable World.”
Dato’ Sri Mustapa bin Mohamed, Minister of Economy in the Prime Minister’s Department; Tengku Mohamed Taufik, president and group CEO of Petronas; Joe Kang, president, IGU, and Joseph McMonigle, secretary general, IEF, will welcome ministers, chief executive officers, and heads of international organisations to evaluate new natural gas market prospects that enable a sustainable future and achieve shared prosperity around the world.
Roundtable dialogue among ministers and gas market stakeholders will strengthen existing partnerships and forge new bonds to accelerate an inclusive and sustainable recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic and achieve shared goals.
The 7th IEF-IGU Ministerial Gas Forum will convene as a virtual meeting, structured in two plenary sessions: “Opportunities in growing gas markets: Producer-consumer perspectives on new realities”, as well as “Market signals and policy pathways: Investment and innovation on the road to recovery”.
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