Union Minister U Kyaw Win attends 24th AEM Retreat and Related meetings

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Attendees pose for a documentary photo. Photo: mna

Union Minister for Planning and Finance U Kyaw Win attended the 24th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ (AEM) Retreat and related meetings held in the Shangri La Hotel in Singapore from 28 February to 3 March.
The meeting was attended by economic ministers and representative groups of ASEAN member countries and partner countries, the ASEAN Secretary General and staff totalling about 100 persons. The meetings were chaired by Singapore Minister for Trade and Industry Mr. Lim Hng Kiang. Singapore is ASEAN Chairman Country for 2018.
At the working dinner held on the evening of 28 February in Dutch Pavilion hall, ASEAN economic ministers confirmed the economic matters to be conducted as a priority in 2018, providing guideline and putting on record the report submitted to economic ministers by the 33rd Meeting of the High Level Task Force on ASEAN Economic Integration and putting on record the status of implementing AEC work processes submitted by ASEAN Secretary General Office.
The 24th AEM Retreat was held in the Tower Ballroom, where implementation of ASEAN commodity trade agreements, status of concessions in the service sector of the ASEAN framework agreement on services and progress status of discussions on the ASEAN framework agreement on services were discussed.
The Union Minister also attended the 24th AEM Retreat related meetings held in Tower Ballroom and Island Ballroom on March 2 and 3, it is learnt.

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