17 October / 2018

Lao delegation took part in Russian Energy Week 2018

The Lao delegation led by Vice Minister of Energy and Mines Dr. Tiao Sinava Souphanouvong took part in Russian Energy Week International Forum 2018 (REW 2018) which was held in Moscow on October 3-6, 2018. Over 9 500 people attended the Forum including representatives from 66 foreign states. The plenary session was opened by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

The forum was held with the support of the Russian Ministry of Energy, Moscow Government and the Roscongress Foundation. The Forum’s main programme consisted of 67 events of various formats; over 450 speakers took part in its business programme.

“As a world’s leader in the energy industry, Russia contributes significantly to shaping the global energy agenda. I am glad that the heads of energy departments and companies as well as experts from different countries choose Moscow and REW to discuss issues of energy industry development,” Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak said.