Myanmar officials join 55th ASEAN-COCI online

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ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information organizes its 55th meeting online on 14 September 2020. Photo: MNA

Myanmar officials joined the 55th Meeting of the ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information (55th ASEAN-COCI) online hosted by Singapore as the rotating chair of COCI yesterday morning.
Rector Daw Khin Kyi Pyar and officials from the National University of Arts and Culture in Mandalay under the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture, which is the focal Committee on Culture and Information of Myanmar (COCI-Myanmar), and Acting Deputy Director-General U Zeyar and officials from the Myanmar Radio and Television under the Ministry of Information, which is the Sub-committee on Culture and Information of Myanmar (SCI-Myanmar) joined the videoconference from the respective offices in Nay Pyi Taw and Yangon.
The meeting focused on the estimated budget for ASEAN cultural fund, financial procedures for culture and information projects, the proposed projects from member countries and approved Thailand to host the next round of COCI meeting in 2021.
The ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information was established on 4 October in 1978, and the ASEAN Cultural Fund was set up on 2 December 1978.
Myanmar hosted the meetings of ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information in 2007 and 2018.—MNA (Translated by Aung Khin)

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