On 27 July 2021, the Permanent Secretariat of the ASEAN Regional Mine Action Center organized its 16th Steering Committee Meeting with a total of 26 delegates representing each of the AMS attending the Meeting in virtual format while 8 delegates including Chairman (Brunei) and Vice Chairmen (Cambodia and Viet Nam) attended the meeting in person.
ARMAC Chairman, H.E. Mr. Pengiran Kasmirhan Pengiran Tahir who is concurrently the Ambassador of Brunei Darussalam to the Kingdom of Cambodia presided over the meeting and discussed key issues relating to ARMAC’s new projects and partnerships, financial sustainability as well as plans for remaining activities that are scheduled for 2021.
ARMAC Chairman applauded ARMAC on receiving the project funding from the Government of the People’s Republic of China and the Government of Italy. The Chairman also praised ARMAC’s resilience during the pandemic and commended its recent successful organization of a regional hybrid workshop funded by the Government of the Republic of Indonesia and looked forward to more activities similar to this format in line with ARMAC’s mandate and functions.
The 17th Steering Committee Meeting is tentatively scheduled to take place in December 2021.