World Bulletin / News Desk
The third summit of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) has opened in Iranian capital Monday with the participation of the heads of nine member state.
Presidents of Iran, Russia, Venezuela, Iraq, Bolivia, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Turkmenistan as well as the Algerian prime minister are the key participants.
Previous GECF summits were held in Qatar in 2011 and in Moscow in 2013.
GECF is currently comprised of 18 member countries, including 12 main and 6 observer members.
Algeria, Bolivia, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Iran, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Russia, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Arab Emirates, and Venezuela are the forum’s main members.
Kazakhstan, Iraq, the Netherlands, Norway, Oman and Peru are observer members of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum.
The summit is expected to provide member states with an opportunity to consult and exchange views on the most important issues concerning them in the framework of the GECF.
It will also allow GECF member countries to discuss at the highest level developments, trends, and policies related to energy, in general, and natural gas, in particular, and also to reaffirm their continued support for the objectives of the forum.Güncelleme Tarihi: 23 Kasım 2015, 16:22