Syrian-Indonesian talks on energy cooperation

Jakarta (ST): The Chargé d'Affairs of the Syrian Embassy in Jakarta Plenipotentiary Minister Abdel Moneim Annan, discussed with Eddie Krianto, Vice President of the National Oil and Gas Company in Indonesia "Pertamina" cooperation between the two countries in the field of energy.

During the meeting, Annan gave an explanation about the reality of the oil and gas sector in Syria and the work and tasks of the Ministry of Oil and Mineral Resources and its institutions, pointing out that the aim of the meeting was to discuss prospects for cooperation between the two sides in this field and what the Indonesian company could provide in terms of technical assistance in the field of rehabilitating the infrastructure of the oil and gas sector in Syria, after it was subjected to severe damage as a result of the attacks of terrorist organizations during the past years.

For his part, Krianto stressed the need for cooperation between the two sides in the various fields of energy, including liquefied gas, expressing Indonesia's readiness to hold "virtual meetings" with Syria at the current stage with the aim of conducting more discussions and deliberations on technical details and possible prospects and areas of cooperation.

It was agreed during the meeting on the agenda for the next meeting between the two sides, provided that a date for holding it would be set in consultation between the two sides through official diplomatic channels.

K.Q.

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