SASEC Nodal Officials and Working Group Meetings

18 Mar 2019

SASEC Nodal Officials and Senior Officials from relevant Government ministries of SASEC member countries will gather on 18 March 2019 in Seoul, Republic of Korea, for the Meeting of the SASEC Nodal Officials and Working Groups.

This Meeting plans to

  • Review the progress of ongoing and planned projects on transport, energy, and trade facilitation in the SASEC Operational Plan, 2016-2025;
  • Review possible new initiatives on SASEC, including SASEC tourism flagship initiatives under the SASEC Vision document, and maritime cooperation; and
  • Hear views of development partners on SASEC projects and initiatives.

Representatives of selected development partner agencies with interest in regional projects in the SASEC subregion will also attend as observers.

The Meeting of the SASEC Nodal Officials and Working Groups in March 2018 in Singapore discussed progress of SASEC transport and trade facilitation projects and SASEC Vision flagship initiatives; welcomed the draft Myanmar chapter of the SASEC Vision document; and confirmed ADB's SASEC investment pipeline for 2018-2020, which consists of 26 projects in transport, trade facilitation, energy, and economic corridor development with a total loan/grant amount of $5 billion.

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Location: Seoul, Republic of Korea

Contact Person: Masato Nakane

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