On 30th September, Ambassador. Urban Rusnak, the Secretary-General of the Energy Charter Secretariat, received in his office, H.E. Mr. Sadiq AL-RIKABI, the Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq in Brussels. The Secretary-General briefed Mr. Al-RIKABI on the Energy Charter Process and the relations between the Secretariat and the Republic of Iraq which is an Observer country to the Energy Charter Conference since 2016.
The Secretary-General also informed the Ambassador Al-RIKABI about the Modernisation process, the Energy Investment Risks Assessment, and the provided an overview of the work of the Secretariat.
Ambassador Al-RIKABI thanked the Secretary-General for the meeting and the information provided and welcomed to strengthen further the cooperation between the Secretariat, the Contracting Parties and the Republic of Iraq, Mr. A-RIKABI also assured the Secretary-General of embassy’s facilitation of different initiatives in this direction between the Secretariat and related Iraqi authorities.