Union Minister for Foreign Affairs U Wunna Maung Lwin participated in the Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting, which was held via video conference, on 2 March 2021 at 2:30 pm from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw. The meeting was participated by ASEAN Foreign Ministers and the Secretary-General of ASEAN.
At the meeting, the ASEAN Foreign Ministers discussed ASEAN Community building, regional efforts to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, ASEAN’s external relations and its centrality in the evolving regional architecture, and exchanged views on regional and international issues.
The Union Minister for Foreign Affairs later apprised the meeting of the voting irregularities that occurred in the general elections which were held on 8 November 2020, the five-point prioritized programme to be undertaken by the State Administration Council, maintaining law and order for public safety, additional effort to be made on COVID-19 vaccination, efforts being made to achieve lasting peace in Myanmar, Union Election Commission’s efforts to scrutinize voter lists of the general elections, and Myanmar’s commitment to continue to work closely with ASEAN, especially in the implementation of the recommendations made under the Preliminary Needs Assessment (PNA) in Rakhine State.
The Informal Ministerial Meeting, which ended at 5:30 pm, was also participated by Senior Officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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