DOHA, Jan 1 (KUNA) -- Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani said
here Tuesday that his country is committed to providing gas supplies to meet
world needs of clean energy.
In an exclusive interview to Qatar's Country Report 2012, Sheikh Hamad said
several countries are experiencing real energy crises, vowing that Qatar would
ensure energy security and boost world economy.
He added that world economies have suffered major transformations and
developments that have affected the ability of many developing countries to
achieve general development goals.
He pointed to share disparity in available energy sources in different
countries as many world populations are lacking in minimum necessary energy.
The Qatari emir went on to say that developed countries share
responsibility towards energy consumers and exporters by means of pushing
forward the wheel of sustainable development in developing and poor nations.
Sheikh Hamad noted that this can be achieved only through contributing to
the development process in developing countries; mainly aid in financial,
educational, health, training and infrastructure domains.
In this context, he added, Qatar attaches much attention to this issue as
part of its vision for 2013 goals, which are primarily meant to contribute to
world security and peace through political and developmental initiatives. (end)
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