Myanmar, Thailand ink MoU on energy, electric power cooperation

Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham and Thai Deputy Prime Minister Mr Pridiyathorn Devakula  attend signing ceremony of MoU on energy and electric power sectors.—MNA
Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham and Thai Deputy Prime Minister Mr Pridiyathorn Devakula
attend signing ceremony of MoU on energy and electric power sectors.—MNA

Nay Pyi Taw, 15 June—Union Minister for Energy U Zeyar Aung and Thai counterpart Dr Narongchai Akrasanee signed a memorandum of understanding here Monday on cooperation in the energy sector in the presence of Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham and Thai Deputy Prime Minister Mr Pridiyathorn Devakula.
Union Minister for Electric Power U Khin Maung Soe and Thai Minister of Energy Dr Narongchai Akrasanee also inked an MoU on cooperation in the electric power sector between the two countries.
The vice president later had a luncheon together with the Thai Deputy Prime Minister and party.
The MoU will speed up the 26-year Myanmar-Thai oil and natural gas cooperation agreement. It will benefit energy sufficiency of the two countries, development of infrastructure, the cross-border energy sector and human resources development.
The MoU covers cooperation in import and distribution of liquefied natural gas and will ensure a greater level of supply.—MNA

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