Petrol Minister Pradhan, Qatar Energy Minister Al-Kaabi talk investment, to set up Task Force

New Delhi: According to a press statement by the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, on Friday, 11th December, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan, held a telecall with Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, Qatar’s Minister of State for Energy Affairs and President & CEO of Qatar Petroleum, on promoting Qatari investments in the entire energy value chain in India. This was a follow-up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s discussion with Amir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamin bin Hamad Al-Thani, on Tuesday, 8th December.

Petrol Minister Pradhan reiterated Qatar’s role as a reliable supplier of LNG and LPG. Both sides agreed to further strengthen cooperation in the energy sector and move beyond the buyer-seller relationship to a comprehensive one, including two-way investments.

According to the press communication, both Ministers agreed to set up a Task Force on Energy, represented by the Vice President of Qatar Petroleum and a senior officer from the Indian Petroleum Ministry, to identify specific projects in India’s energy sector for Qatari investments.


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