Posted on Monday, 16 October 2017
Secretary Arthur P. Tugade of the Department of Transportation was in Singapore to attend the 23rd ASEAN Transport Ministers Meeting (ATMM) on 12-13 October 2017 at Marina Bay Sands. Transport Ministers from the ASEAN are expected to adopt several agreements to liberalize the region’s air services and improve the safety and efficiency of air travel in the region and beyond.
The 23rd annual ASEAN Transport Ministers Meeting and associated meetings with dialogue partners-China, Japan and the Republic of Korea will be the highlight of discussions that began on Oct 9 and that involved about 200 delegates from the 10 ASEAN member states and the three dialogue partner countries.
Secretary Tugade also had a meeting with his counterpart from Lao PDR prior to the plenary session on the second day of the ATMM.