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The 1st meeting regarding organizing the 22nd AFSIS Focal Point Meeting with Malaysia

Update by Webadmin 2024-07-01 06:17:21

On 20 March 2024, the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industries of Malaysia, the host country for the 22nd AFSIS Focal Point Meeting, and AFSIS Secretariat convened their first meeting to discuss the organization of the 22nd AFSIS Focal Point Meeting in 2024. The objective of this meeting was to provide information on the steps needed to prepare for the upcoming AFSIS Focal Point Meeting.

On occasion, Mr. Shahril Faizal Bin Abdul Jani, Malaysia's AFSIS Focal Point, extended greetings and introduced the Malaysia team members. These included Mr. Ahmad Fauzi Bin Idris, Mr. Mahdir Bahar (principal assistant Secretary), and Mrs. Siti Nuraini Binti Rusli (Assistant Secretary), who emphasized the collaborative effort from Malaysia's side. During the meeting, Dr. Sumanya Ngandee, AFSIS manager, delivered an overview and provided a brief introduction to the AFSIS Focal Point Meeting. This included reviewing the checklist of discussions from the initial meeting.

 

Following the meeting, AFSIS forwarded a summary of the discussions along with sample reference documents, such as invitation letters and registration forms, to Malaysia for further review and processing. Additionally, Malaysia expressed a preference for holding a second meeting in April to continue preparations

 

 

This initial meeting marks the beginning of collaborative efforts between Malaysia and ASIS Secretariat to organize the 22nd AFSIS Focal Point Meeting, which aimed at enhancing regional food security initiatives and information sharing within the ASEAN community.

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