Myanmar to host 10th meeting of ASEAN education ministers, dialogue partners in October

Vice President U Myint Swe delivers a speech at the meeting to prepare for holding the 10th ASEAN Education Ministers Meeting in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA
Vice President U Myint Swe delivers a speech at the meeting to prepare for holding the 10th ASEAN Education Ministers Meeting in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA

Vice President U Myint Swe attended a meeting in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday in preparation for the 10th meeting of ASEAN Education Ministers (ASED) and Dialogue Partners and related meetings.
“We should be proud that we are getting a chance to host this meeting, just as we are promoting cooperation with South East Asian countries and partner countries to promote Myanmar’s education sector,” said the Vice President, the patron of the leading committee for hosting the 10th ASED, in his opening address at the meeting.
A 16-member leading committee for hosting the 10th ASED and related meetings was formed on 20 June with Notification No. 46/2018 of the Office of the President which assigned five tasks.
The meeting is to be hosted by Myanmar in October this year.
The meeting was attended by Union Minister for Education Dr. Myo Thein Gyi, Chairman of the leading committee for hosting the 10th ASEAN Education Ministers Meeting and related meetings, and members of the leading committee Deputy Minister U Win Maw Tun, Member of the Nay Pyi Taw Council U Tin Tun, Chairman of the National Education Policy Commission Dr. Myo Kywe, Permanent Secretaries of the ministries and departmental heads of related ministries.
The 10th ASED will see the participation of education ministers and senior officials from the ASEAN-member countries, education ministers from ASEAN’s dialogue partners: the Republic of Korea, Japan, China, New Zealand, the Russian Federation, the United States, India and Australia, and officials from the ASEAN Secretariat.
To implement the tasks of the leading committee for holding the meetings, the Secretariat and 11 working sub-committees would be set up.
The working sub-committees will share the work with regard to decoration, welcoming and transportation, making documentaries and recording the meetings, security and surveillance, reception, health care services, entertainment, financial, auditing and office work.
The Vice President urged the leading committee and sub-committees to coordinate with each other to be able to hold the meetings successfully.
The 1st ASED was held in Singapore in 2006. So far, the meetings have been hosted by Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, Brunei and Laos.
The ninth ASED was hosted by Malaysia.—Myanmar News Agency

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