E. U Pe Zin Tun, Union Minister of Electricity and Energy of Myanmar officiated the 34th AMEM and associated meetings. In his opening remarks, the Minister emphasised the significance of this year’s AMEM which marks the initial implementation of the ASEAN Plan of Action for Energy Cooperation (APAEC) 2016-2025 Phase I (2016-2020) and called upon Dialogue Partners (DPs), International Organisations (IOs) and the energy business community to strengthen collaboration to achieve energy security, accessibility affordability and sustainability for all. Taking into account the strong growth in global investments on renewable energy (RE), he expressed optimism that the region will be able to meet its energy security and sustainable development goals.

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