Sierra Leone Vice President, Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, during the National Dialogue on Energy, has called on the private sector to participate in the country’s energy sector.

The two-day national dialogue which was chaired by Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella, allowed stock of the plethora of studies undertaken by the country’s energy sector and identify opportunities to mainstream climate change outcomes in its sustainable development.

Vice President Juldeh Jalloh in his speech highlighted key considerations to drive energy transition including targeted capacity-building support to create a pipeline of skilled professionals across a multitude of energy value chains such as oil and gas to meet the current and future job demands.

He reiterated the critical role of the private sector participation in the energy sector and the benefits that can be attained from leveraging climate resilient interventions to unleash sustainable economic growth