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We Need Foresight, Commitment, Unity at OPEC — UAE Energy Minister

-By Julius Ogar

The President of the 24th World Energy Congress and UAE’s Minister of Energy & Industry, Suhail Al-Mazrouei, has called for global collaboration among energy stakeholders towards addressing the numerous challenges facing the industry.

In his opening address at the conference, Al-Mazrouei said: “It is through foresight, commitment and unity that we can collectively meet the growing energy demand of the world”.

He also emphasized the role of innovation as the cornerstone of the progress that is been witnessed, especially in clean energy development and allied sectors.

He explained that the annual global gathering will challenge participants’ thinking and ultimately drive action towards better energy solutions for the benefit of future generations.

Also in his remarks, the chairman of the WEC, Mr. Younghoon David Kim, said the council would continue to rally global energy leaders towards a more sustainable energy future.

Tagged the world’s premier energy gathering, the 24th WEC is a four-day interactive programme designed to address the critical issues facing the global energy industry today.

This year’s congress was attended by over 150 participating countries and featured 80 panel discussions focused on the entire energy spectrum.