Third GECF Summit
Hosted by His Excellency, Dr. Hassan Feridon Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Summit was attended by Algeria, Bolivia, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Iran, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Russia, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, and Venezuela as well as Azerbaijan, Iraq, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, Norway, Oman and Peru as Observers.
The President of the Ministerial Meeting of the GECF His Excellency Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Minister of State, Petroleum Resources the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Dr. S.M. Hossein Adeli, Secretary General of the Forum attended the Summit.
The Heads of State and Government, and Heads of Delegations exchanged views on developments in the international gas markets.
The outcome of the Summit is the Tehran Declaration. The Summit affords GECF Member countries the opportunity to discuss at the highest level developments, trends, and policies on energy in general and gas in particular and also to reaffirm their continued support to the objectives of the Forum. Previous GECF Gas Summits were held in Qatar in 2011 and in Moscow in 2013.
The Heads of State and Government and Heads of Delegations of the GECF Member countries extended their appreciation to His Excellency, Dr. Hassan Feridon Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran and to the People and High authorities of the city of Tehran for their warm hospitality and excellent arrangements made for the Summit.