Myanmar Defence Minister attends ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting Retreat in Singapore

Nyein Ko

Union Minister for Defence Lieutenant General Sein Win is attending ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting Retreat-ADMM Retreat being held in Singapore, say local sources.

A delegation led by Lt-Gen Sein Win left for Singapore on February 4 morning to attend ADMM Retreat as well as Singapore Airshow 2018-SA 18.

The three-day ADMM Retreat that started on February 5 is being attended by the defence ministers from the 10 ASEAN countries and ASEAN Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi.

At the retreat, the defence ministers from the ASEAN countries will discuss and exchange views on cooperation in regional security sector including anti-terrorism.

Singapore Airshow 2018, the largest aviation show in Asia, will be held at Changi Exhibition Centre from February 6 to 11. The show will be open to public on February 10 and 11.

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will host a dinner to the ASEAN defence ministers, who will be attending the SA 18.

At the Singapore Airshow, civilian and air defence companies from across the world display their products. During Singapore Airshow 2017, 11 agreements with sale vales and 41 agreements without mentioning sale values were signed.