Source: Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Speaking at the event, Deputy PM Minh, who is also chairman of the committee, lauded ministries, agencies and its sub-committees for upholding the spirit of solidarity and responsiveness, actively proposing measures to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic while promoting cooperation initiatives within ASEAN as well as between the bloc and partners.
The session was designed to review the progress of initiatives during ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020 and discuss orientations for future tasks, especially preparations for the 37th ASEAN Summit and related meetings slated for November.
Minh asked the sub-committees, ministries and agencies to fulfill assigned tasks before the ASEAN Chairmanship is handed over to another country.
They were also required to work with the ASEAN 2020 Secretariat on the agenda and reception for the 37th ASEAN Summit and related meetings and ensure their safety.