40th ASEAN senior officials meeting on energy, its associated meetings held


The 40th Senior Officials Meeting on Energy (SOME) and Associated Meetings was chaired by Cambodia yesterday through videoconferencing. Head of the Myanmar Energy Delegation to ASEAN Director-General of the Department of Oil and Gas Management U Win Maw and officials from each energy sub-sector attended the meeting.
At the meeting, issues related to energy sector development for the development of the ASEAN region, cooperation between ASEAN member countries to use clean energy in energy development, reduce carbon emissions, save energy and have energy security, increase renewable energy consumption and harmonize energy consumption standards were discussed.
The meeting also discussed implementations of the ASEAN Plan of Actions for Energy Cooperation (APAEC Phase II (2021-2025)) in 2021, current and further plans in 2023, and plans of the ASEAN energy cooperation sub-sectors.
Senior energy officials from ASEAN member countries; ASEAN dialogue partners: Australia, China, India, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Russia, and the United States attended the meeting to discuss the past and future cooperation in the energy sector between ASEAN plus 3 and ASEAN and East Asia. The 40th ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting on Energy and Associated Meetings will be held from 28 June to 1 July. — MNA

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