ASEAN senior officials on energy meet in Bangkok
Jakarta (7 August) -- ASEAN Senior Officials on Energy met in Bangkok from 4-6 August 2008 to discuss among others, the progress of the Trans-ASEAN Gas Pipeline, the implementation of a Memorandum of Understanding on ASEAN Power Grid, and the new ASEAN Plan of Action on Energy Cooperation 2010-2015.
Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN, Nicholas T. Dammen, participated in the meeting, which preceded the 26th ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting and Associated Meetings.
The Senior Officials on Energy Meeting was held in conjunction with the ASEAN Energy Business Forum 2008. The Forum aims to bring forward policy and action on energy between the governments and private sectors in order to enhance energy security and cooperation in the region. The Forum is taking place from 5-8 August 2008 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Bangkok. (ASEANSec) [top]