The 20th edition of the International Economic Forum that is taking place in Russia was attended by the Minister of Energy and Industry, Damian Gjiknuri. This forum has been organized since 2006 under the patronage and with the participation of the Russian president Vladimir Putin.
During this forum Gjiknuri had a meeting with the Russian Minister of Energy, Alexander Novak and a number of oil companies' directors from different countries. Global situation of the energy sector and two countries economic cooperation were among meeting main topics. Gjiknuri emphasized that Albania is now a vital part of the diversifying policy followed by the Europe toward this sector.