THE 34th ASEAN Energy Ministers’ Meeting was held in conjunction with a paper-reading session at the ASEAN Energy Business Forum 2016 and its opening ceremony at the Myanmar International Convention Centre-2 in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
In his address, Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Pe Zin Tun called for the active discussion by those present of policies and work programmes for development of the energy sector in ASEAN nations.
Next, the 34th ASEAN Energy Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings were held at the Horizon Lake View Hotel.
During an energy sector prize presentation ceremony, Rural Electrification with Micro Hydropower for Sharsebo & 3 Villages Project and Solar Rooftop System from Myanmar were awarded winner and 1st Runner-up respectively.
Altogether 700 officials and representatives from ASEAN countries and dialogue partners, regional and international organisations and local and foreign energy businesses are taking part in the 34th ASEAN Energy Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings and the AEBF 2016.
The 35th ASEAN Energy Ministers’ Meeting is set to be held in Philippines next year.—Myanmar News Agency