Norwegian ambassador meets Myanmar’s Minister for Electricity and Energy

H.E.Tone Tinnes, Norwegian Ambassador to Myanmar met with Myanmar’s Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Win Khaing.

Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Win Khaing received Norwegian Ambassador to Myanmar H.E. Tone Tinnes at his office in Nay Pyi Taw on 14th November 2019.

During the meeting, they discussed Norwegian assistance to Myanmar in the areas of hydropower technologies, drawing grid code in power distribution, environmental and social management and English proficiency trainings under the Programme Phase (II) of Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate—NVE (2019-2023), development of oil and natural gas sector under the Oil for Development (OFD) Programme, training programmes for human resource development and cooperation in natural resources management.

They also held talked about data collections in electricity and energy sectors, data storage and sharing, exchange of analysis on environmental impacts and safety measures, ongoing and long-term and short-term plan for electricity generation in Myanmar, as well as hydropower projects implemented by Norway and oil and natural gas sector.

The meeting was also attended by Deputy Minister Dr Tun Naing, U Khin Maung Win and other officials.

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