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The 1st Special Directors General Meeting of ASEAN+3 for the AFSIS New Framework

Update by Webadmin 2024-01-29 07:22:19

On 25 January 2024, AFSIS Secretariat held the 1st Special Directors General Meeting of ASEAN+3 for the AFSIS New Framework via Online Conference in Bangkok Thailand, with the cooperation from the representatives of ASEAN+3 to share their opinions and guidance on the proceeds for preparing for AFSIS New Framework

The meeting was chaired by Mr. Vini Atisook Deputy Secretary General, Office of Agricultural Economics, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thailand delivered the welcome remarks and opened the event, Ms.Liu Xiangzhou, Deputy Director of Asia and Africa Division Department of International Cooperation Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, People’s Republic of China, Mr.Hideya Yamada, Director General Statistics Planning Division, Statistics Department from MAFF, Japan, and Mr. Jeing Yong-oh, Director of International Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Republic of Korea delivered the opening remarks.

The distinguished delegates of ASEAN Plus three attended the meeting with a total of 28 delegates, which were Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, People’s Republic of China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and AFSIS Secretariat.

This meeting aims to present the results of the SSOM-44th and the 23rd AMAF+3 and gather opinions and perspectives among ASEAN +3 on the AFSIS New Framework for establishing AFSIS to be a sustainable organization.


The meeting provided valuable results. AFSIS Secretariat will bring the matters gathered from the meeting to discuss in further detail in the 22nd AFSIS Focal Point Meeting which will be held in June 2024 in Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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