MYANMAR HOSTS ASEAN EDUCATION MINISTERS MEETING OCTOBER

YANGON, Myanamr Come October, Myanmar will host the 10th meeting of ASEAN Education Ministers (ASED) and Dialogue Partners and related meetings, Myanmar News Agency reported Tuesday.

According to Xinhua news agency, Vice-President U Myint Swe, who is patron of the Leading Committee to host the ASED, said at a preparatory meeting in Nay Pyi Taw Monday, the event was aimed at promoting cooperation with Southeast Asian nations and partner countries to boost Myanmar’s education sector.

The ASEAN partner countries include China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Russia, the United States, India and Australia.

The first ASED was held in Singapore in 2006, while the last ninth event of its kind took place in Malaysia.–NNN-BERNAMA

Source: NAM News Network