posted by www.equatorialguineaonline.com – April 20th, 2012
|The members of Gas Exporting Countries Forum’s executive board during a meeting in Doha yesterday|
Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Secretary General Leonid Bokhanovskiy hosted the 12th meeting of the forum’s executive board (EB) in Doha yesterday. The GECF executive board met under the chairmanship of Ilya Galkin, representing Russia, with the EB member from Equatorial Guinea, Feliciano Moro, as alternate chairman. It was attended by delegations from Algeria, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Iran, Nigeria, Oman, Qatar, Russia, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela, as well as the Netherlands (in observer status). A GECF release said the EB meeting provided the opportunity of discussing the current situation and the trends of the global gas market. It agreed on initiating the process of Iraq becoming an observer of the GECF, and discussed the forum’s international activity and the preparations for the ministerial meeting to be held in November.