Union Minister attends 1st ARIMM, GICC 2018 meetings

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Union Minister U Thant Sin Maung attending 1st ASEAN-ROK Infrastructure Ministers’ Meeting in Seoul. Photo: MNA

at the invitation of the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, a delegation led by Union Minister for Transport and Communications U Thant Sin Maung travelled to Seoul, ROK, on 17 September to attend the 1st ASEAN-ROK Infrastructure Ministers’ Meeting (1st ARIMM) held at the Intercontinental Seoul COEX Hotel.
Attending the meeting were South Korean Minister for Land, Infrastructure and Transport Ms. Kim Hyun-mee, other transport, construction and infrastructure ministers from ASEAN countries, and officials from the office of the ASEAN Secretary General.
At the meeting, the Union Minister discussed Myanmar’s ongoing transportation basic infrastructure projects and future prospective collaboration efforts with South Korea and other ASEAN countries. The ARIMM meeting is being held for the first time, starting this year, with the intention to promote development of basic infrastructure sector between South Korea and ASEAN countries.
Before the meeting, the Union Minister met separately with South Korean Minister Ms. Kim Hyun-mee. They openly discussed the status of basic infrastructure and transportation projects, operating with loans from South Korea, as well as continued cooperation processes.
On 18 September, the
Union Minister attended the Global Infrastructure Cooperation Conference (GICC 2018), held in correlation with
ARIMM.

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