Vietnam, Thailand and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have agreed to cooperate in the energy sector in the future.

The agreement with Thailand was made at talks between Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, Le Duong Quang and Thailand’s Minister of Energy, Arak Cholatanon, on September 13, on the fringes of the ongoing 30 th ASEAN Energy Ministers’ Meeting in Phnom Penh.

They agreed to adopt a joint statement on the deal, under which, both countries will put forward appropriate models of cooperation and mechanisms to increase the efficiency of joint initiatives between their business communities.

They also reached a consensus to hold a bilateral energy forum to share information and carry out joint projects in the field.

Earlier, on September 12, the RoK’s Deputy Minister of Knowledge Economy, Lee Kwansup, agreed to continue assisting Vietnam in human resources training, in a bid to develop the energy and technology sector in the country further.-VNA