Zawati partakes in 8th Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable

Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Hala Zawati on Tuesday took part in the 8th Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable held on the sidelines of the 24th World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi.

The minister told the meeting that Jordan is pursuing wider access to renewable energy technology and has made strides towards increasing the renewables share in the overall energy mix.

Zawati outlined a number of initiatives to promote investment in solar and wind energy and allow greater access to energy-saving systems, particularly to households and corporate users.

On the sidelines of the gathering, Zawati met with the Iraqi oil and electricity ministers, the Egyptian minister of petroleum and mineral resources, and the Lebanese minister of energy for a discussion of energy-related issues.

//Petra// AA