CAIRO: Secretary-General of the African Petroleum Producers’ Association (APPA) Gabriel Dansou Lokosso arrived Saturday at Cairo International Airport from Ethiopia, youm7 reported.
During his visit which will last for few days, Lokosso will meet a number of the Egyptian investors, sources at the airport said.
The APPA is an intergovernmental organization created in 1987 in Lagos, Nigeria, to serve as a platform for African petroleum producing countries to cooperate, collaborate, and share knowledge and competences, according to the official website.
Egypt joined the 18-member association in 1989.
The crude oil produced by the APPA’s member represent 15 percent of the crude oil produced all over the world, Lokosso was quoted as saying by the Nigerian This Day Live newspaper.
Lokosso’s arrival coincides with the first day of the implementation of the cabinet’s decision to increase the fuel prices.