The Eleventh Arab Energy Conference kicked off in Marrakech, Morocco on October 1, under the theme of ‘Energy and Arab Cooperation’, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

The conference is being held from October 1-4, and will bring together delegates from across the MENA region to discuss expanding regional cooperation in the field of energy.

Egyptian Minister of Petroleum Tarek El Molla made a speech about Egypt’s Vision 2030 sustainable development strategy on the first day of the conference.

The minister said that the plan sits alongside targets set for the energy sector to receive 40% of the country’s energy from renewable sources by 2035.