Nay Pyi Taw, January 27
U Than Aung Kyaw, Director General of the Foreign Economic Relations Department, Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations and Myanmar SEOM Lead participated the First Meeting of the ASEAN Senior Economic Officials for the Fifty Second ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting (SEOM 1/52) which was held via videoconference from 25th to 27th January 2021.
The senior economic officials discussed on the priority economic deliverables of Brunei Darussalam’s Chairmanship, ASEAN Economic Community’s annual priorities for 2021. They also shared their views on the Reports of Sectoral Bodies under SEOM and the implementation status of ASEAN plus one free trade areas. In addition, SEOM discussed on ASEAN dialogue partners’ economic cooperation, the accession of Timor-Leste to ASEAN and the work program for 2021. SEOM Leads and delegates from ASEAN countries and the officials from ASEAN Secretariat participated at the meeting.