Oil Minister meets with Norway’s Minister of Petroleum and Energy in Riyadh

February 17, 2008

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Al-Naimi met with Norway’s Minister of Petroleum and Energy Åslaug Haga in Riyadh today.


The two oil ministers discussed issues related to international petroleum markets, including supply and demand. Furthermore, they agreed on the importance of reducing emissions harmful to the environment and highlighted the importance of cooperation at the bilateral and international levels.

Also today, Haga met with Shura Council member Abdullah Abu Melha, who serves as chief of the Council’s Saudi-Norwegian Parliamentary Friendship Committee, for talks about political, economic, social and parliamentary issues of mutual concern.

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