La Paz, Nov 9 (EFE) .- The presidents of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, and Paraguay, Horacio Cartes, will attend the 4th Forum of Gas Exporting Countries (FPEG), to be held in the city Bolivian Santa Cruz from November 21 to 24, the government reported today.
Bolivian Foreign Minister Fernando Huanacuni told state radio that the attendance of the those leaders for the meeting that will analyze the strategies of the sector and which will be attended by representatives of some twenty nations.
Venezuela is a member of the forum and Paraguay will attend as a guest.
The Bolivian government also said a few days ago that it has extended invitations to the heads of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, and Peru, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, giving as The visit of the second is sure.
In addition, the Bolivian authorities also give as a fact the participation of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Russia, Iran, Qatar, Algeria, Bolivia, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Libya, Nigeria, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, and the United Arab Emirates (countries with full rights), the Netherlands, Iraq, Oman, Peru, Norway, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan (observers) are the nations of the forum.
Huanacuni stressed that the meeting will define the political and economic strategies for the management of gas reserves, which concentrate mostly these countries.
Specifically, governments will analyze gas prices, supply and demand, new technologies, gas as clean energy and transition from hydrocarbons to the future.
The meeting of the presidents will crown on Friday 24 the forum, which will begin on Tuesday 21 with meetings of officials from the energy areas of the countries and will have as a special event on Wednesday 22 a meeting of the presidents of oil companies.
The meeting of the top executives of the companies will attend the meeting. the president of Repsol, Antonio Brufau, according to the company's representative in Bolivia, Diego Díaz, confirmed to the media.
In addition, the delegates of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, the International Energy Agency, the Latin American Energy Organization and the Regional Association of Companies in the Oil, Gas and Gas Sector. Biofuels in Latin America and the Caribbean.