Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Aung Than Oo Attends 3rd BIMSTEC Energy Ministers’ Meeting

The 3rd BIMSTEC Energy Ministers’ Meeting was hosted in Nepal on 21 April and a delegation led by Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Aung Than Oo attended the meeting via videoconferencing.

In the meeting, the Ministers for Electricity and Energy from member states of BIMSTEC - Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand - exchanged views on following matters:

  • Measures taken to promote the electricity and energy sector development in their respective nations and studies on drafting the Master Plan on Power Interconnection.
  • The operation conditions of BIMSTEC Energy Sector and expansion of cross-border gas and electricity trade among the member countries.
  • The approval of the decisions of the third, fourth and fifth BIMSTEC Senior Officers’ Meetings, and a joint statement was issued by the Ministers of Electricity and Energy of the member states.

The meeting was attended by the Union Minister, Deputy Minister U Thant Zin and the officials from Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Electricity and Energy and the fourth BIMSTEC Energy Ministers’ Meeting will be held in India in 2024, it is reported.

  • The 3rd BIMSTEC Energy Ministers’ Meeting was hosted in Nepal and a delegation led by Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Aung Than Oo attended the meeting via videoconferencing.
  • The fourth BIMSTEC Energy Ministers’ Meeting will be held in India in 2024.
engdate: 
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 16:30
month: 
April, 2022