ADMM Retreat Meeting

The ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting, A-D-M-M Retreat; ASEAN-Republic of Korea Defence Ministers' Informal Meeting and ASEAN-Australia Defence Ministers' Informal Meeting were held. Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, Second Minister of Defence as Brunei Darussalam ADMM Leader while chairing the ADMM Retreat Meeting explained that ADMM remains a vital platform in ASEAN's security architecture to facilitate an open and constructive dialogue on regional security issues at the ministerial level.

During the Retreat, the ASEAN Defence Ministers and His Excellency Dato Paduka Lim Jock Hoi, the ASEAN Secretary-General reflected on the progress and growth of A-DMM since its establishment in 2006, noting the 15th anniversary of ADMM, as well as deliberated on the defence sectors engagements for this year. The ASEAN Defence Ministers also shared their views and perspectives on directing the future of ADMM, including prospects of ADMM's cooperation in the future across various ASEAN sectoral bodies and Community Pillars.

Source: Radio Television Brunei