BRIEF – Thai-Burma agreement inked on energy cooperation

Energy officials from Burma and Thailand on 15 June signed a memorandum of understanding on a continuation of cooperation between the two countries’ energy sectors. The Thai Minister for Energy Narongchai Akrasanee met with Burma’s ministers for electric power and energy Khin Maung Soe and Zeyar Aung in Naypyidaw. Amongst the aims of the agreement are to ensure an adequate energy supply for both countries, and develop infrastructure and human resources.