Myanmar to chair 280 ASEAN meetings in 2014

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Myanmar’s president Thein Sein

During the year 2014 when Myanmar holds the ASEAN chairmanship, the country is scheduled to host 280 bloc meetings, including two major summits, according to the press department of Myanmar’s Ministry of Information.

Highlights on the calendar for 2014 are the 24th and 25th ASEAN summits which will be held in May and October, respectively. The country will also host a meeting of ASEAN’s foreign ministers on January 15- 18, 2014 in the ancient city of Bagan, the first of two foreign ministers’ meetings, the second one being slated for August.

Tin Htut Oo, advisor to President Thein Sein, said, “We have a huge responsibility in holding these ASEAN summits. We need all our experienced officials to cooperate responsibly.”

Myanmar is scheduled to host 36 meetings in January, 11 meetings in February, 80 meetings in March, 20 in April, 13 in May, 12 in June, 26 in July, 27 in August, 11 in September, 17 in October and 25 in December, the press department said in addition to the 2 major summits.

Just recently, German premium car maker BMW Asia announced a sponsorship deal whereby it will provide BMWs to have the various ASEAN leaders and delegates driven to the main summits in May and November.

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Myanmar’s president Thein Sein

During the year 2014 when Myanmar holds the ASEAN chairmanship, the country is scheduled to host 280 bloc meetings, including two major summits, according to the press department of Myanmar’s Ministry of Information.

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Thein Sein
Myanmar’s president Thein Sein

During the year 2014 when Myanmar holds the ASEAN chairmanship, the country is scheduled to host 280 bloc meetings, including two major summits, according to the press department of Myanmar’s Ministry of Information.

Highlights on the calendar for 2014 are the 24th and 25th ASEAN summits which will be held in May and October, respectively. The country will also host a meeting of ASEAN’s foreign ministers on January 15- 18, 2014 in the ancient city of Bagan, the first of two foreign ministers’ meetings, the second one being slated for August.

Tin Htut Oo, advisor to President Thein Sein, said, “We have a huge responsibility in holding these ASEAN summits. We need all our experienced officials to cooperate responsibly.”

Myanmar is scheduled to host 36 meetings in January, 11 meetings in February, 80 meetings in March, 20 in April, 13 in May, 12 in June, 26 in July, 27 in August, 11 in September, 17 in October and 25 in December, the press department said in addition to the 2 major summits.

Just recently, German premium car maker BMW Asia announced a sponsorship deal whereby it will provide BMWs to have the various ASEAN leaders and delegates driven to the main summits in May and November.

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