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Bahrain’s Oil Minister received OAPEC Secretary General

On 20 July 2016, Bahrain’s Oil Minister HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Khalifa received at the National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA) the Secretary General of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) HE Abbas Al Naqi, in the presence NOGA Secretary General HE Dr. Ahmed Ali Al Sharyan, and Director General of NOGA’s Strategies and Planning and Bahrain’s representative at OAPEC Executive Bureau HE Ali Abdul Jabbar Al Sawad.

The minister lauded the efforts exerted by the OAPEC Secretariat General to consolidate joint Arab action and highlighted the effective role of the organization worldwide to serve its goals.

They discussed a number of topics, including OAPEC studies, events and affiliate companies, as well as areas of joint cooperation and oil investments boosting across Arab countries. Also, OAPEC reports on environment and climate change developments have been tackled during the meeting.

On his part, HE Abbas Ali Al Naqi, OAPEC Secretary General, congratulated HE Al Khalifa on his appointment wishing him all success in his new post while looking forward to more cooperation in the petroleum activities between member countries to serve OAPEC members’ goals.