East Mediterranean Gas Forum transformed into a regional organization

תאריך: 1/16/2020
During the Conference, the Energy Ministers of Israel, Egypt, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Jordan, and the PA (Palestinian Authority) approved the transformation of the The East Mediterranean Gas Forum into a regional organization.

Energy ministers Tarek El-Molla and Dr. Yuval Steinitz presented the progress achieved during a meeting of the Middle East Gas Forum held in Cairo on Thursday, January 16.

The East Mediterranean Gas Forum is a regional cooperation platform for developing the natural gas fields in the Mediterranean area.

During the Conference, the Energy Ministers of Israel, Egypt, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Jordan, and the PA (Palestinian Authority) approved the transformation of the Forum into a regional organization.

At the same time as the Ministerial Meetings, the Israeli delegation, led by the Director General of the Ministry of Energy, Udi Adiri, worked with delegations from Egypt, Greece, Jordan, Italy, Cyprus and the PA to formulate the constitution of the Forum, known as the EMGF (East Mediterranean Gas Forum). At the end of the meeting, the ministers signed the organization's constitution, providing a major step forward to enabling the Forum to carry out its business and consolidate its activities.