PM delivers statement at 37th ASEAN Summit
BANGKOK (NNT) - The Prime Minister has delivered his statement at the 37th ASEAN Summit, highlighting the importance of public health cooperation and economic recovery efforts in tackling the COVID-19 crisis
During the Plenary session, General Prayut Chan-O-Cha, the Prime Minister joined leaders of 9 other ASEAN member states. General Prayut highlighted elements needed to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic in ASEAN. He emphasized that COVID-19 vaccines should be global public goods, which are accessible to all, that there must be cooperation through newly established ASEAN Comprehensive Recovery Framework, building long-term resilience by strengthening fundamentals through further regional integration and working together towards regional stability.
Later, ASEAN leaders adopted 6 important documents: Ha Noi Declaration on the ASEAN Community’s Post-2025 Vision, Ha Noi Declaration on the Adoption of the Initiative for ASEAN Integration Work Plan IV, Ha Noi Declaration on Strengthening Social Work towards a Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN Community, The Narrative of ASEAN Identity, the ASEAN Declaration on Digital Tourism and, finally, the ASEAN Declaration on a Framework for an ASEAN Travel Corridor Arrangement.
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