Reinforcing IEA-partner country relationships with Indonesia and Thailand

4 February 2010

Ulrich Benterbusch, Director of the IEA Directorate of Global Energy Dialogue, and Brett Jacobs, Southeast Asia Programmes Manager, met in Bangkok and Jakarta with Dr. Wannarat Channukul, Minister of Energy of Thailand, and senior energy officials of Indonesia and Thailand.

The IEA and Indonesia and Thailand have developed practical, outcome-orientated bilateral work programmes. Discussions focused on the developing programmes and their next steps for project activities in 2010 and 2011.