Myanmar will host the 34th ASEAN Energy Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) in Nay Pyi Taw on July 12-15, according to an announcement of Electric Power and Energy Ministry Thursday.

Seven long-term energy projects (2016-2025) including cross-ASEAN gas pipelines and matters related to people-centered urban-use nuclear energy will be discussed in the event, an assistant official of the policy and legal affairs department of the ministry U Min Min Oo told Xinhua.

The ASEAN SOM will be chaired by Permanent Secretary of the Ministry U Htein Win and the discussions will be taken part by ASEAN dialogue partners of China, South Korea and Japan and other countries such as New Zealand, India, Australia, the United States and Russia.

The SOM’s discussions will be submitted to ASEAN Energy Ministers Meeting for adoption slated for Sept. 19-23 in Nay Pyi Taw, the announcement added.

Link: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-07/07/c_135496258.htm