Vietnam will officially join the International Energy Forum (IEF) at the IEF Ministerial Meeting in Saudi Arabia on Feb. 22.

The decision made by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung was announced by the Government Office on Feb. 16.

At the meeting, leaders of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, on behalf of the Vietnamese Government, will sign the IEF’s Charter.
Established 20 years ago, the IEF is currently the world’s largest energy forum and is held every two years.

It consists of countries of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), the International Energy Agency (IEA), and newly-emerging economies, including Brazil, China, and India./.