Mohammad Barkindo, the Secretary General, Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), says Iraq will host the organisation’s 60th anniversary in first quarter of 2022.
OPEC was created at the ‘Baghdad Conference’ on Sept. 14. 1960.
“His Excellency Ihsan Abdul Jabbar Ismaael, Minister of Oil of Iraq has informed me that his esteemed country remains ready, willing and able to host an anniversary event, having completed all the necessary arrangements, and this will now take place in the first quarter of 2022.
“We look forward to seeing you in Iraq in early 2022,’’ he said.
Barkindo commended Ismaael and his team for their kind cooperation and understanding. (NAN)(