Society President Retired Major General Syed Muhammad Ibrahim, Bir Protik, delivered the welcome address. The speakers on the occasion including Bangladesh Foreign Minister Morshed Khan, Commerce Minister Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Reaz Rahman, State Minister for Energy A K M Mosharraf Hossain and
Present on the occasion were diplomats, government officials, business leaders, academicians and media personalities. The society was launched in May this year as a non-political and not-for-profit organization.
It may be worth mentioning here that according to the local press,
Recently Mr H Dili, Deputy Managing Director of the Daewoo International of South Korea, told the Myanmar Times that, his company has discovered a reserve of between 13.4 to 47.3 trillion cubic feet of gas reserve in the A1 gas field offshore Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine (Arakan) State, the western member of Burma.
The reserve is clearly much more than that of the 6.7 tcf gas reserves at