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Gambia becomes the most recent Signatory in the Energy Charter Family

On 11 August 2017, the Republic of The Gambia joined as a signatory of the International Energy Charter and was granted observer status to the Energy Charter Conference. The political approval and confirmation by the Government of The Gambia’s membership was received by Energy Charter Secretary General Dr Urban Rusnák through the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Mr M. O. Nije.

The Government of Gambia, by its decision to become signatory of the International Energy Charter, has shown its unparalleled commitment to developing and strengthening global energy cooperation and collaboration of mutual interest between The Gambia and the International Energy Charter. The Gambia has also expressed its determination to enhance its energy environment and policies in order to attract more investment in its energy sector.