Kuwaiti representative assumes OPEC Secretary General’s office
Representative of Kuwait Haitham al-Ghais formally assumed the office of the OPEC Secretary General since August 1, News.Az reports citing foreign media.
He was elected as the Secretary General at the special video conference of OPEC ministers in early April.
Meetings scheduled to August 2-3 within the OPEC+ format are to be the first activities of al-Ghais in the office of the Secretary General. These will be the technical committee’s meeting, the meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee, and the OPEC+ Ministers meeting.
According to the OPEC Stature, the Secretary General is elected for the term of three years and can be reelected only once.