- Post by Admin on sunday, March 05, 2015
The Secretary-General of Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, has met with the Secretary- General of the Riyadh-based International Energy Forum (IEF), Dr. Sun Xiansheng, to discuss enhancing fruitful cooperation between the two bodies.
The meeting held at the OPEC Secretariat in Vienna, Austria, enabled the two bodies to discuss specific ways of deepening the strong relationship and shared activities. These included joint participation in various upcoming events and multilateral fora.
Barkindo extended an invitation to Dr. Sun Xiansheng to attend the OPEC-China energy dialogue, to be held in China in April, and the OPEC-Russia energy dialogue, expected to be held in June as a guest of honour. "It would be important that the IEF participates,"
Barkindo said. "It is the essence of the IEF to bring all parties, producers and consumers, together in the interest of sustainable stability in the oil industry and the global economy.