ERIA Pays Courtesy Call to Thailand's Minister of Energy
Bangkok, 7 November 2018: A delegation from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) paid a courtesy call to H.E. Dr Siri Jirapongphan, the Minister of Energy of the Kingdom of Thailand, on 7 November 2018.
The delegation was led by Mr Shigeru Kimura, Special Advisor on Energy Affairs, who delivered a brief presentation about ERIA’s research project on hydrogen potentials. Minister Jirapongphan was joined by Mr Kulit Sombatsiri, the Permanent Secretary of Energy of the Kingdom of Thailand. Chiyoda Corporation, Institute of Energy Economics, Japan, and Mitsui & Co., Thailand) Ltd. also joined the presentation.
Minister Jirapongphan and other Thai officials gave their insights regarding Thailand’s stance to hydrogen demands, such as vehicles, power generation, and industry uses.