Minister of State for Energy Affairs HE Saad Sherida Al Kaabi chaired the extraordinary ministerial meeting of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) held in Doha on Monday.
Speaking at the opening of the meeting, Kaabi stressed its importance in promoting natural gas as the fuel of choice in the global energy mix, and in adding momentum to the forum’s collective efforts to drive its role and message forward, and to encourage regional and international dialogue in the transition to low carbon economies.
He said, “We should make sure that the world understands that Gas is an unequivocal part of the energy transition solution for many decades to come.”
Kaabi reaffirmed Qatar’s commitment to continue working hand in hand with the Forum “to promote the sustainable growth in the gas industry, and to continue to present and promote natural gas as a viable, abundant, flexible, cleaner, and an economic solution in the transition to low carbon economies.”
The GECF extraordinary ministerial meeting was held in preparation of the 6th Heads of State Summit, which will convene in Doha on Tuesday. (TNN)