Myanmar Delegation participated in the ASEAN Senior Officials’ Preparatory Meeting (Prep-SOM), 2nd Meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Council Working Group on Public Health Emergencies (ACCWG-PHE) and Joint Consultative Meeting (JCM) which were held yesterday via videoconferencing from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nay Pyi Taw.
U Soe Han, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs participated in the ASEAN Senior Officials’ Preparatory Meeting (Prep-SOM). The Meeting discussed and exchanged views on ASEAN Community Building efforts, applications of non-regional countries to accede to the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation, follow up to the Special ASEAN and ASEAN Plus Three Summits on COVID-19, preparations made for the Informal Meeting of ASEAN Foreign Ministers, 21st ASEAN Political-Security Community Council Meeting, 26th ASEAN Coordinating Council Meeting and the 36th ASEAN Summit as well as ASEAN’s external relations.
In the afternoon, U Hau Khan Sum, Director-General of the ASEAN Affairs Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs participated in the 2nd Meeting of ACCWG on PHE and the Joint Consultative Meeting. At the 2nd Meeting of the ACCWG on PHE, the Meeting discussed current COVID-19 situation in ASEAN and ASEAN’s efforts in responding to the on-going global Pandemic, follow-up to the Special ASEAN and ASEAN+3 Summits on COVID-19.
At the Joint Consultative Meeting, the Meeting discussed ASEAN Community building efforts, ASEAN 2020 priorities, preparations for the 36th ASEAN Summit and 26th ASEAN Coordinating Council Meeting and ASEAN Cross-Pillar and Cross-sectoral Coordination.
Present at the Meetings were senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations, Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture and the Ministry of Health and Sports.—MNA