The launch of the Mid-Term Review, MTR Report of the ASEAN Economic Community, AEC Blueprint 2025 is timely and highly significant as the implementation progress of the AEC Blueprint over the last five years is assessed. Aside from that, it also ensures that ASEAN is on the right track towards achieving its long term ambitions by 2025.
Doctor Hajah May Fa'ezah binti Haji Ahmad Ariffin, Permanent Secretary for Economy at the Ministry of Finance and Economy in her capacity as Lead of the High-Level Task Force for ASEAN Economic Integration, HLTFEI for Brunei Darussalam outlined the matter in her speech at the Launch of the MTR Report of the ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint 2025. The function was held virtually by the ASEAN Secretariat, with the support from ASEAN Regional Integration Support, ARISE Plus.
The AEC Blueprint 2025 was adopted by the ASEAN Leaders at the 27th ASEAN Summit on 22nd November 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and is aimed towards achieving the vision of having an AEC by 2025. The event was also attended by His Excellency Dato Paduka Lim Jock Joi, Secretary General of ASEAN, His Excellency Satvinder Singh, Deputy Secretary General of ASEAN for the AEC, His Excellency Igor Driesmans, Ambassador of the European Union to ASEAN and Yang Berhormat Siti Rozaimeriyanti Dato Seri Laila Jasa Hj Abd Rahman as the Chair of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council, ASEAN-BAC 2021.
Source: Radio Television Brunei