Romania is an official member of the International Energy Forum, the confirmation being received on Monday, the Minister of Energy, Virgil Popescu, announced on his Facebook page.
“Romania is an official member of the International Energy Forum (IEF)! In April we had a meeting at the Ministry of Energy with Joseph McMonigle, Secretary General of the International Energy Forum (IEF), through which we expressed the wish that our country be a fullt-rights member. Today I have received official confirmation that Romania has been accepted, I would like to thank IEF Secretary General Joseph McMonigle for his support. This is proof of our commitment to further develop national and regional energy security, market stability and the objectives we have agreed for decarbonization and sustainability,” the minister wrote on his social network, according to Agerpres.
Originally founded 30 years ago as a forum to facilitate dialogue between producer and consumer member countries of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and the International Energy Agency, the IEF now has more countries than both combined organizations and from all regions of the world.