Malaysia and Thailand have shared centuries of cultural, social and historical ties.
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed in 1979 between the two Governments on the establishment of a Joint Authority.
EXPLORATION & EXPLOTATION
Exploration and exploitation of the resources for a period of 50 years.
Malaysia-Thailand Joint Authority (MTJA) in 1990
MTJA was created as a statutory body under the laws of Malaysia and Thailand in 1991 to assume all rights and responsibilities on behalf of the two Governments.
overlapping area known as the 'Joint Development Area' (JDA)