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Ministerial Meeting: Union Minister Attended 50th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting

3 September 2018

Union Minister for Planning and Finance U Soe Win arrived back to Myanmar on Sunday after attending the 50th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting and Related Meetings held at the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore from 28th August to 1st September.

After paying a courtesy call on Prime Minister of Singapore Mr. Lee Hsien Loong at the Shangri-La Hotel on 29th August morning, Union Minister U Soe Win and his ASEAN counterparts attended the opening ceremony of the 50th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting and Related Meetings.

The Union Minister took part in the 17th ASEAN-China, the 24th ASEAN-Japan, the 15th ASEAN-Republic of Korea, the 21st ASEAN+3 (China, Japan, ROK), the ASEAN-US, the 23rd ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand, the 6th East Asia, the 15th ASEAN-India, the 7th ASEAN-Canada, and the 7th ASEAN-Russia economic ministers’ meetings and the 6th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting and also co-chaired the 10th Mekong-Japan Economic Ministers’ Meeting on 30 August and 1 September.

The ASEAN economic ministers signed the First Protocol to Amend the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement and the 10th package of commitments for the ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services (AFAS) at the meeting.