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Second-day meeting of 2nd ASEAN Digital Ministers’ Meeting, related meetings held

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The second-day meeting of the 2nd ASEAN Digital Ministers’ Meeting (2nd ADGMIN) and related meetings were held yesterday and co-chaired by Union Minister for Transport and Communications Admiral Tin Aung San, Deputy Minister for Industry and Information Technology of China Mr Zhang Yunming and Minister for Communications of India Mr Devusinh Chauhan.
At the discussion with China, Digital Ministers from ASEAN countries and the Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN exchanged views on the latest developments in the digital economy and policy in the ASEAN region, potential areas for ASEAN-China digital economic cooperation in 2022, projects successfully implemented in 2021 and projects to be implemented under the ASEAN-China Digital Work Plan in 2022 and approved the Action Plan for Implementing the ASEAN-China Partnership on Digital Economy (2021-2025) and ASEAN-China Digital Work Plan 2022.
At the discussion with India, ASEAN Digital Ministers and the ASEAN Deputy Secretary-General exchanged views on projects successfully implemented in 2021 and further projects to be implemented under the ASEAN-India Digital Work Plan and approved the ASEAN-India Digital Work Plan 2022.
Afterwards, the ASEAN Digital Ministers’ Meeting continued. The third ASEAN Digital Ministers’ Meeting will be chaired by the Philippines in December 2022. The meeting concluded after Union Minister Admiral Tin Aung San gave concluding remarks.
In the afternoon, a press release regarding the 2nd Digital Ministers’ Meeting was held. The Union minister addressed the ceremony and the permanent secretary clarified the Joint Media Statement issued during the meeting. The team led by the Union minister afterwards responded to the questions raised by local media outlets. Then, the ASEAN ICT Awards 2021 ceremony was held virtually. A total of 95 teams competed in the contest and 18 teams who won first, second and third places were awarded online. — MNA

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