The 14th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting, ADMM, has adopted and signed the “Joint Declaration of the ADMM on Defence Cooperation for a Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN”.
The virtual meeting was attended by Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, Second Minister of Defence. The 14th ADMM was chaired by His Excellency Ngo Xuan Lich, Minister of National Defence, Socialist Republic of Viet nam, in his capacity as Vietnam ADMM Leader. Also present was Retired Brigadier General Dato Seri Pahlawan Shahril Anwar bin Haji Ma’awiah, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence.
At the side-lines, the ASEAN-United States Defence Ministers’ Informal Meeting was convened before the 14th ADMM, and the ASEAN-China Defence Ministers’ Informal Meeting convened following the conclusion of the 14th ADMM. As the Chair of ASEAN in 2021, Brunei Darussalam will be chairing ADMM and its related meetings, while the Royal Brunei Armed Forces will be chairing ASEAN Chiefs of Defence Forces Meeting, ACDFM and its related meetings.
Source: Radio Television Brunei