State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said partnership among other countries is a must to increase energy availability and its security.
“Mutual cooperation will help self-improvement and ensure free flow of technology,” he told this at a ministerial-level meeting of “Enabling Energy Transformation Through Technology and Policy Innovations” at Baku in Azerbaijan, according to a message received here today.
He also reviewed of experience successes and potentials of Bangladesh in this field and presented challenges of renewable energy in Bangladesh perspective and underscored regional cooperation for energy security.
Nasrul urged the International Energy Charter Forum to play a significant role to ensure energy security by investing in the sector, sharing technologies and developing expertise.
“Bangladesh is committed to cooperate for ensuring availability of uninterrupted energy through international partnership,” the state minister said.
It added, Azerbaijan’s Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov, Albanian Deputy Minister for Energy Illir Bejtja, Spain’s Deputy Secretary of Energy Dominguez Abascal, Deputy Minister for Energy in Mongolian Gantulga Tudevkhuu, Turkish Deputy Minister Alparslan Bayraktar and Secretary-General of International Energy Charter Forum Dr Urban Rusnak spoke.
Later, the state minister paid a courtesy call on Secretary-General of International Energy Charter Forum Dr Urban Rusnak.