Holding of EITI conference scheduled for November

Oil&Gas Materials 19 October 2005 17:34 (UTC +04:00)

Holding of regional conference on transparency in the extracting industry is supposed in the current November, the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAR) told Trend. Earlier it was supposed the conference will be held in October this year.

The data postponement is related to the tense schedule of its participants. In particular, the SOFAR director Samir Sharifov leaves for Washington for participation in the second meeting of the International Consulting Group on the Transparency Initiative in the Extracting Industry (EITI) to take place on 21 October.

It should be noted, the goal of the EITI regional conference is familiarization of the region’s countries with the EITI implementation experience in Azerbaijan.