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Myanmar Delegation led by Union Minister for Investment and Foreign Economic Relations, U Thaung Tun attended the 51st ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings in Bangkok.

The opening ceremony of the ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings were held in the morning of 6th September 2019 at the Shangri-La hotel in Bangkok. Prime Minister of Thailand H.E Prayut Chan-o-cha delivered the opening address and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Commerce, H.E Jurin Laksanawisit spoke words of welcome.  The event was attended by Ministers from the ASEAN Member States and delegates and ASEAN Secretary General.

The opening secession was followed by the 33rd ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) Council Meeting, the 22nd ASEAN Investment Area (AIA) Council Meeting and the 51st AEM Meeting. 

The Union Minister and delegation also attended the 11th CLMV Economic Ministers’ Meeting on 5th September 2019. The meeting discussed matters relating to the CLMV the Framework on CLMV Development.

The Union Minister and delegation will attend the meetings with ASEAN plus 1 Free Trade Partners, dialogue partners – Australia, Canada, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.

The 7th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Ministerial Meeting (7th RCEP MM) will also be held in Bangkok from September 7 to 10.