Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El Molla chaired the first meeting of the Supreme Committee for the Implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Strategy in the oil and gas sector, according to a press release.

During the meeting, El Molla discussed the action plan of the committee responsible for preparing a comprehensive strategy with annual executive plans for petroleum companies as well as following up on its implementation. Under the leadership of the Minister, the committee aspires to achieve sustainable development goals (SDGs), seeking to boost economic, social, and environmental performance. This can be attained through the contribution of the state-owned and international companies in the implementation of projects and community initiatives.

Strategies and action plans for different projects were also discussed during the meeting. This includes initiatives to help with women’s empowerment, Egyptian youth (particularly with special needs), environmental protection, and the “Haya Karima” projects.