The First Working Group meeting on Energy Cooperation of the Turkic Council was organized on 23 February 2021 in a virtual format.

More than 45 government officials, representatives of the state owned companies operating in the energy sector and experts from the Member and Observer States namely Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Uzbekistan and Hungary attended the meeting.

During the meeting, the Parties presented their capabilities of states in the energy sector, ongoing reforms, exchanged best practices and knowledge on energy efficiency and advanced energy technologies as well as briefed on the current investment projects and prospects for renewable energy.

They also discussed and shared their views possibilities of further establishing multilateral energy cooperation, potential for development and diversification of energy routes, as well as improvement of interregional energy connectivity among the Member States.

The meeting was organized prior to the Ministerial Meeting scheduled to be held on 24 February, 2021 to discuss proposals for strengthening multilateral cooperation in the field of energy.