KUWAITI OIL MINISTER TO LEAD DELEGATION TO 99TH OAPEC MEETING
Last Updated: 2017-12-07
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KUWAIT, Dec 7 (NNN-KUNA) - Kuwait has announced that, its minister of oil, Essam Al-Marzouq, will be heading the Kuwaiti delegation, to the 99th meeting of the Organisation of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) meeting, on Sunday.

Al-Marzouq will also be representing Kuwait, as OAPEC marks its 50th anniversary, in celebrations sponsored by the Prime Minister, on Saturday, read a statement by Kuwait's Ministry of Oil.

As for the meeting's agenda, the statement revealed that, OAPEC will unveil its estimated budget and audit, for the year 2018, in addition to discussions over current happenings in the oil industry.

Meanwhile, the statement added that, preparations are well in place, for the forthcoming 11th Arab Energy Conference, while the ministers will also examine some of OAPEC's recent activities.

The OAPEC meeting comes, as the Kuwait-based regional bloc celebrates its golden jubilee, five decades after its inception in 1968, the statement pointed out.-- NNN-KUNA