1. The 16th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Science and Technology (AMMST-16) was held on 6 November 2015 in Vientiane, Lao PDR. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Prof. Dr. Boviengkham VONGDARA, Minister of Science and Technology, Lao PDR and attended by Science and Technology Ministers and Senior Officials from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam. The Deputy Secretary General of ASEAN and his staff were also in attendance.

2. Six (6) Meetings were convened prior to the 16th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Science and Technology. These Meetings are (i) The 48th Meeting of the Sub-Committee on S&T Infrastructure and Resource Development (SCIRD-48), 2 November 2015; (ii) the 27th Meeting of the Advisory Body on the ASEAN Plan of Action on Science and Technology (ABAPAST-27), 3 November 2015; (iii) the 26th Meeting of the Advisory Body of the ASEAN Science Fund (ABASF-26), 3 November 2015; (iv) the 70th Meeting of ASEAN Committee on Science and Technology (COST-70), 4 November 2015; (v) the 6th ASEAN-EU Dialogue on Science and Technology, 5 November 2015; and (vi) The 5th ASEAN-US Consultation on Science and Technology, 5 November 2015.

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