Myanmar discusses power cooperation with Russia

Union Electric Power Minister U Thaung Han and Union Energy Minister U Myo Myint Oo attend the opening ceremony of the Russian Energy Week International Forum in Moscow.

Union Minister for Electric Power U Thaung Han and Union Minister for Energy U Myo Myint Oo attended the opening ceremony of the Russian Energy Week International Forum together with Myanmar Ambassador to Russia U Lwin Oo Wednesday and observed the displayed booths of Russian companies.
The Myanmar delegation led by Union Minister U Thaung Han met CEO Mr Alexander Konyukhov of JSC “Power Machines” Company. During the meeting, Mr Alexander Konyukhov discussed the production of machines for hydropower, atomic power and thermal power by the company and its exports to world countries and Myanmar.
Then, the Union minister said the government knows the Power Machines exports to Myanmar for hydropower plant by JSC “Power Machines” Company. There are certain places that generate 6 MW hydromatrix and 66 MW low head in Myanmar and so proper joint ventures can be made with Myanmar companies.
In the afternoon, the My anmar delegation attended the plenary session of the Russian Energy Week International Forum in which Russian President Vladimir Putin made the speech.
Moreover, Union Minister U Myo Myint Oo met Deputy CEO for International Business Mr Pavel Oderov of Gasprom Neft Company and discussed the work processes of the company and investment in Myanmar’s oil drilling, oil refinery, fertilizer factory and oilfield tools sectors.
The Union minister also discussed the investment for the oil refinery in detail with Head of the Department for Oil and Gas Project Outside Tatarstan Mr Aleksandr Fedorov of Taneco Company, a subsidiary of Tatneft Company.
The two Union ministers and Myanmar ambassador held discussions with Deputy Director-General of the State Atomic Energy Corporation Mr Nikolai N. Spasskiy of Rosatom Company in the evening.
They discussed successful cooperation works, signing of MoU and approval of the roadmap in former visits, the first outcomes to be results by the end of this year, study tour to the Generation 3 Plus Nuclear Reactor and Information Centre in St. Petersburg.
Then, Union Minister U Thaung Han focused on the Myanmar-Russia nuclear energy cooperation. – MNA

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