MEDREG President Dr. El Salmawy participated in the high level meeting for the official endorsement of the cooperation process on the three platforms. The event has been hosted by the Minister of Energy of Morocco Abdelkader Amara, in presence of EU Energy and Climate Commissioner Miguel Canete, EC Director General for Energy Dominique Ristori, UfM Secretary General Fathallal Sijilmassi, as well as representatives of Jordan and Tunisia.
The main stakeholders were invited to present their contribution to the process, namely MEDREG, Med-TSO, OME and Medgrid. Participants underlined the necessity to further develop energy exchanges in the EuroMed region, as well as to identify priority projects and adequate regulatory and financial conditions to attract investors, Dr. El Salmawy reminded the strong involvement of our Association and stressed the success of the MEDREG consultation / workhsop on Investment, as well as the ongoing cooperation with Med-TSO and possible creation of a Med-TSO for gas in the near future. He recalled the importance of relaunching the IMME process, together with energy market integration in the Mashreq.