Union Minster for Electricity and Energy U Win Khaing returned on 7th October after attending the 37th ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting and related meetings (AMEM), which were held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 4 to 6 September.
During these meetings, the Union Minister discussed improvement of ASEAN’s energy and electricity sector, energy sufficiency, development of renewable energy and selling electricity through cross-border power lines among ASEAN countries.
He also held talks with the energy ministers from ASEAN countries, ASEAN plus three countries and the East Asia countries.
The Union Minister made separate discussions with Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources, from the United States Mr Francis Fannon, and Senior Vice President for the US-ASEAN Business Council Michael Walter Michalak on cooperation and promotion of investments in the development of Myanmar energy sector. — MNA
(Translated by Aung Khin)