Source: Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries – OPEC
OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, was today named a Distinguished Fellow of the Atlantic Council in acknowledgement of his outstanding achievements as Secretary General of the Organization and contributions to the global energy community.
Barkindo received this honour during a dinner hosted as part of the Global Energy Forum by the Atlantic Council in Dubai, UAE.
In his acceptance speech, the Secretary General highlighted that serving as Secretary General of OPEC has been an honour of a lifetime. Barkindo emphasized that he has witnessed both challenging and historic moments over the last six years, which have underscored time and again the importance of cooperation and teamwork.
He also stressed that none of the achievements would have been possible without the tireless efforts of the OPEC Secretariat’s staff members, highlighting their dedication and professionalism.
Barkindo will become a Distinguished Fellow of the Council after he completes his second successful term as OPEC Secretary General on 1 August 2022.
OPEC Secretary General with HE Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, UAE’s Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, and other dignitaries