President Abdel Fattah El Sisi opened on Tuesday the Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS 2020) - TV Screenshot
CAIRO - 11 February 2020: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi opened on Tuesday the Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS 2020) under the theme of "North Africa And the Mediterranean: Delivering The Needs of Tomorrow."
More than 270 local and international industrial experts take part in the event along with 1,600 participants.
About 14 countries participate in the event alongside 15 international petroleum companies and more than 450 exhibitors.
Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli and Petroleum Minister Tareq el Mulla attended the event as well as a number of ministers and statesmen.
Sisi had a photo-opportunity with Madbouli and Mulla as well as the heads of international energy companies before the inauguration.
EGYPS 2020 started with screening a documentary about the great leap realized in the petroleum sector.
The film noted that the new economic vision adopted by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi depends on pinpointing the available potentials to ensure fruitful future.
Efforts are underway to develop 11,000 new projects, according to the film, referring to the new laws regulating the natural gas market and energy reform mechanism.
Meanwhile, Christopher Hudson, President of the Energy Division at DMG events, said that the conference would have never taken place without the support of President Sisi.
He noted that EGYPS has become a main platform for the energy sector in Africa and eastern Mediterranean.
He added that it is an honor that president inaugurated the event.
He added that the energy sector in Egypt realized its sustainable goals, noting that 2020 is a pivotal year for the energy and natural gas industries worldwide.