1. The 31st ASEAN-Australia Forum was held in Putrajaya on 2-3 May 2019, with the participation of representatives from ASEAN Member States (AMS), Australia and the ASEAN Secretariat.
  2. The Forum was co-chaired by H.E. Dato’ Sri Muhammad Shahrul Ikram bin Yaakob, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia and Richard Maude, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia. Australia thanked Malaysia for its work as the new Country Coordinator for ASEAN-Australia Dialogue Relations for 2018-2021 and expressed its support for Thailand’s ASEAN Chairmanship theme of “Advancing Partnership for Sustainability” in 2019.

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