Tehran (IP) - The Iranian Minister of Petroleum left Tehran for Cairo, Egypt, to attend the 24th Ministerial Meeting of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF).

Iran PressIran news: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 25, in Cairo, the capital of Egypt.

The ministerial meeting is the highest governing body of the forum, and according to the GECF statute, it is held once a year.

Algeria, Bolivia, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Iran, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Russia, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela are 11 main members of JECF, and Malaysia, Norway, Iraq, Peru, Azerbaijan, UAE, and Mozambique are observer members in the forum.

GECF Members own 43% of the world's gas production, 72% of the world's gas reserves, 55% of the gas transmission by pipeline, and 50% of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) trade.


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