Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs attends ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Sports

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Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs U Min Thein Zan attended the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Sports (AMMS-6) and 3rd ASEAN Plus Japan Ministerial Meeting on Sports (3rd AMMS+Japan) via the videoconferencing system, hosted by Singapore(in picture).
Sports ministers from ASEAN member countries also attended the meeting.
Chairman and Minister of Social Affairs and Youth for Singapore Edwin Tong, delivered an opening speech during the conference.
Next, the chairman reported on the decision-making process of the 10th, 11th and 12th SOMS meetings.
Then, the documents to be submitted to the 40th ASEAN Summit and the discussions for the AMMS-6 meeting were approved.
After that, the ASEAN Ministers who attended the ceremony participated in the discussions.
The Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs representing Myanmar said that Myanmar is cooperating with all ASEAN member countries in implementing all ASEAN cooperation projects.
“Myanmar has five actions as a leading country under the 2021-2025 ASEAN Sports Action Plan,” the Union Minister said.
“Among them, it is expected to implement the Youth Ethics Leadership through Sports in 2021, but it is not possible to do so at present due to the outbreak of COVID-19 epidemic and the current situation in Myanmar,” the Union Minister added.
The Union Minister continued that programmes for youth development at the national level and strategies were being drawn up.
Afterwards, the ASEAN Secretary-General’s discussions were reviewed by the ASEAN Secretary-General and the general discussions were held by the Sports Ministers of the other ASEAN Member States.
The next AMMS-7 will be hosted and chaired by Thailand in October 2023, officials confirmed.
Then, the 3rd ASEAN Plus Japan Ministerial Meeting on Sports (3rd AMMS + Japan) was continued and Minister of Culture, Community and Youth Affairs of Singapore Mr Edwin Tong, explained what had been prepared.
Discussion on the Joint Statement of the 3rd AMMS + Japan Meeting and the 4th AMMS + Japan Meeting will be held in Thailand in October 2023, according to the conference.
After that, the other ASEAN members who attended the ceremony held a general discussion followed by a concluding speech given by Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Affairs of Singapore Mr Edwin Tong. —MNA

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