Oil Minister participates in CEM11/MI-5

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Manama, Sept. 24 (BNA): Oil Minister Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, participated in the 11th Clean Energy Ministerial Meeting (CEM11) and of the 5th Mission Innovation Ministerial Meeting (MI-5), Under the patronage of Saudi Minister of Energy HH Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud.


The minister said that Bahrain's participation in such important events came within the framework of the constant care of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and his keenness to support the efforts of the international community to expand the use of clean energy in a way that contributes to preserving the environment. Moreover, to reduce carbon emissions and address global warming, which is considered a challenge to humanity.

He noted that the National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA) and all its subsidiaries operating in the oil and gas sector, the petrochemical industry and the manufacturing industries are keen to use and follow up the latest environmental regulations and requirements that guarantee the quality of life and the environment within a national strategy. In order to raise the efficiency of energy systems.


The CEM11 was held under the slogan “Supporting the Recovery, Shaping the Future” and it convenes at a critical moment to consider the role of clean energy in supporting a rapid, sustainable recovery. The MI-5 dealt with the future of global cooperation in the field of Innovation As the "innovation mission" initiative nears the end of its first 5-year period.