222902014-0902 - Bernama - Laos Ready To Host 8th Asean Education Ministers' Meeting
- Sep 2, 20142014-0902 - Bernama - Laos Ready To Host 8th Asean Education Ministers' Meeting
Laos Ready To Host 8th Asean Education Ministers' Meeting
VIENTIANE, Sept 2 (Bernama) - Laos has finalised preparations for the 8th Asean Education Ministers' Meeting (ASED-8) set for Sept 8 to 13 in Vientiane, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.
Lao Deputy Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh told a press conference Monday the meeting will assess results of education cooperation and discuss future actions for the sector beyond 2015.
Asean ministers will also formulate priorities for the 2016-2020 plan of action.
Five related meetings will be held on the sidelines of ASED-8: 3rd Asean+3 Education Ministers' Meeting; 9th Asean Senior Officials' Meeting on Education; 5th Asean+3 Senior Officials' Meeting on Education; 3rd East Asia Summit Senior Officials' Meeting on Education; and 2nd East Asia Summit Education Ministers' Meeting.
Delegates from Asean, China, South Korea, Japan, Australia, India, New Zealand, Russia and US will participate in the meetings.
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