Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi witnessed on Sunday a discussion panel on the importance of cooperation in the energy and climate change sectors.
The session was part of activities held on the sidelines of the 6th edition of Egypt Petroleum Show EGYPS “2023” that opened Sunday at Egypt International Exhibitions Center (EIEC) in Cairo.
Moderating the session was John Defterios, Former Emerging Markets Editor, Anchor at CNN and Professor of Business at NYU Abu Dhabi.
Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El-Molla and Secretary General of the International Energy Forum (IEF) Joseph McMonigle took part in the discussions.
Defterios said 2022 was full of challenges, highlighting problems triggered by oil prices, adding that the United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNCCC) COP27, held in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El Sheikh in Nov. 2022, shed light on the necessity of achieving sustainability and supporting Africa in obtaining energy.
At the end, he voiced appreciation for the efforts of the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources over the past year.