News Brief

Sheikh Ahmed Yamani, Saudi Arabia’s Oil and Mineral Resources Minister, is being invited by the Quebec government to the grand opening of the James Bay hydro-electric project scheduled for Oct. 27. The invitations to Yamani and the representatives of other oil-rich nations are part of a campaign to sell Quebec’s Knowhow and technology through Hydro-Quebec International, a subsidiary of the government owned utility; Quebec’s Energy Minister Guy Joron has a cordial relationship with Yamani which developed when Joron visited Saudi Arabia recently.