The 81st Meeting of ASEAN Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation (COSTI-81) and the related meetings hosted by the Socialist Republic of Vietnam were held from June 13th to 15th, 2022 via video conferencing. Chairman of National COSTI (Myanmar), Permanent Secretary Dr. Sai Kyaw Naing Oo attended the meeting.
The meeting discussed highlights of relevant high-level meetings outcomes, status of Funds, STI partnership contribution, status of project implementation with partner, Sub-committee’s biannual report, deliverables of 2022 and proposed 2023 Annual Priorities.
During the meeting, Myanmar, as the ASEAN-China Country Coordinator, presented and discussed the progress of the projects and programs that are cooperating between ASEAN and the People's Republic of China, and also discussed the possibility of holding the 82nd Meeting of the ASEAN Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation (COSTI-82) in October 2022 hosted by Myanmar virtually.
It is reported that the meeting was attended by Deputy Secretary-General and officials from ASEAN Secretariat; Chairmen of the respective committees from ASEAN countries such as Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam; and representatives from partner organizations.