Guyana, Suriname key to mitigating global energy poverty – Suriname’s President
(Department of Public Information Press Release) Guyana and Suriname have the potential to address the global energy needs, President of Suriname, Chandrikapersad Santokhi said on Tuesday.
He was at the time delivering remarks during the opening of the International Energy Conference and Expo currently underway at the Marriot hotel, Kingston, Georgetown.
He said the countries’ oil and gas industry could help to mitigate “the global energy poverty which makes it difficult for almost a billion people to develop a productive livelihood.”
“In championing this transition we must recognise that others have gone before us and have profited from the earned revenues to develop a modern economy and create a future path of economic development, where oil and gas may not play such a significant role anymore,” he stated.
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