East Med Gas Forum: Forming joint future vision for gas industry in region


Wed, 20 May 2020 - 12:47 GMT

Gas pipes – Wikimedia Commons/Glen Dillon

Gas pipes – Wikimedia Commons/Glen Dillon

CAIRO - 20 May 2020: A senior work group of Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum (East Med Gas Forum) discussed the coming steps to form a joint future vision for gas industry in the region and develop the natural gas market.

This came during the 6th meeting of the forum under Egypt via video conference.

The meeting came upon the request of the head of the group which includes Egypt, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Israel, Jordan and Palestine in addition to representatives of the European Union and the World Bank.

In a statement on Wednesday, the Ministry of Oil said that the meeting comes in unprecedented global circumstances related to coronavirus outbreak.

The meeting tackled the aspects of cooperation along with technical and economic activities which organize gas industry.

During the meeting, the participants agreed on holding the 7th meeting of the East Med Gas Forum in the second half of 2020.



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