BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) prominent energy institutes from 16 countries, and the newly formed Energy Research Institute Network (ERIN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Brunei Darussalam.
Under the MoU, ERIA and ERIN will establish a mechanism for collaboration in terms of conducting joint research and cooperative undertakings that would provide valuable policy recommendations to policymakers and key decision makers on energy issues in the East Asia region.
Present to witness the signing of the MoU was the Acting Minister of Energy at the Prime Minister’s Office, Dato Paduka Haji Abdul Wahab bin Juned.
The MoU was signed between the Chairman of ERIN and the Brunei National Energy Research Institute (BNERI), His Excellency Dr. Weerawat Chantanakome, and the Executive Director of ERIA, Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura.
This partnership between ERIA and ERIN will be reported to the upcoming E.A.S Energy Ministers Meeting and is expected to receive a high level of expectation from the participating countries.