1 May 2007 - 14:09
  • News Code: 103621

Riyadh -- Iran will take part in the second Seminar of Oil Cooperation among Asian Countries to be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.

Iran"s Oil Minister Kazem Vaziri-Hamaneh has been invited to the three-day meeting, which will be held in the secretariat of international seminars on energy.

 

Exploring future prospects of cooperation among Asian countries in technology, information exchange, research network, global supply of energy, energy security, investments by West Asia to bolster energy security in East Asia, the future of energy, and prospects of oil and gas trade in East and West Asia are among the main topics of discussion in the aforementioned session.

 

Iranian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Mohammad Hosseini told that Vaziri-Hamaneh as one of the major lecturers of the session will raise Iran"s stances on the importance of oil market in Asia.

 

According to the ambassador, the oil minister will be accompanied by a high-ranking economic delegation.

 

The Seminar will be held with the participation of 17 Asian countries including Iran, China, India, Japan, Iraq, South Korea, Oman, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Philippines, Brunei and the host country of Saudi Arabia.

 

The organizers of the seminar have also invited an envoy of the Organization of Oil Producing and Exporting Countries (OPEC) to take part in the event.

 

The First Seminar of the Oil Cooperation among Asian Countries was held in New Delhi in January 2005.

 

 

PIN/IRNA

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