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Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport Mr Khaw Boon Wan to Attend 25th ASEAN Transport Ministers’ Meeting in Ha Noi, Viet Nam

13 Nov 2019 News Releases

1.     Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport Mr Khaw Boon Wan will attend the 25th ASEAN Transport Ministers’ Meeting and associated meetings with ASEAN Dialogue Partners, on 14 and 15 November 2019 in Ha Noi, Viet Nam.

2.     ASEAN transport ministers will discuss regional co-operation in air, land, and sea transport.  The Ministers are expected to sign the Protocol to Implement the Eleventh Package of Commitments on Air Transport Services under the ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services, as well as Protocol 3 to the ASEAN-China Air Transport Agreement on the Expansion of Fifth Freedom Traffic Rights between Contracting Parties.  When implemented, these two agreements will further liberalise the air transport sector in the region.

3.     ASEAN transport ministers will also meet with their counterparts from ASEAN Dialogue Partners China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea, to discuss transport co-operation.

4.     Minister Khaw will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Transport, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Land Transport Authority of Singapore, and Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.