The 6th ASEAN DGICM + Australia Consultation was held on 14 December in Nay Pyi Taw, Union of Myanmar.
The Meeting was co-chaired by H.E.U Maung Maung Than, Director-General of the Department of Immigration and National Registration of the Union of Myanmar and Mr. Peter Vardos, Acting Deputy Secretary of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship of Australia.
The Meeting noted the success of ongoing project activities undertaken in 2010 as agreed by the 5th DGICM+ Australia Consultation.
The Meeting agreed to pursue a number of practical activities in 2011, demonstrating the shared interest that ASEAN and Australia have in continuing constructive partnership that benefits the project countries of ASEAN and Australia.
ASEAN and Australia agreed that they would continue to work together on cooperative arrangements in relation to immigration matters across the region. The meeting also agreed to further publicise, where appropriate, the agreements of the ASEAN DGICM + Australia Consultation through the ASEAN website.
It was agreed that the Seventh ASEAN DGICM + Australia Consultation would be held in conjunction with the 15th Meeting of the ASEAN DGICM in Singapore.
All participants expressed appreciation to the people and the Government of the Union of Myanmar for the excellent arrangements and hospitality accorded to all the delegates.