- The Third ASEAN Plus Three Education Ministers Meeting (3rd APT EMM) was held on 26 May 2016 in Selangor, Malaysia, in conjunction with the Ninth ASEAN Education Ministers Meeting (9th ASED) and the Third East Asia Summit Education Ministers Meeting (3rd EAS EMM). The Meeting was co-chaired by H.E. Dato’ Seri Mahdzir Khalid, Minister of Education of Malaysia and H.E. Hao Ping, Vice Minister of Education of China.
- The Ministers noted with appreciation the status of the implementation of the ASEAN Plus Three Plan of Action on Education 2010-2017 and encouraged greater cooperation towards the successful completion of all the programmes and activities through involvement of relevant universities and educational institutions in the APT participating countries to assist in the implementation of the remaining programmes in the Plan of Action.
- The Ministers noted updates of the People’s Republic of China on the 2016 China-ASEAN Year of Educational Exchanges and welcomed closer coordination with ASEAN and the ASEAN Secretariat in ensuring suitable ASEAN representation and role particularly in the conduct of the Ninth China-ASEAN Cooperation Week and the Second China-ASEAN Education Ministers Roundtable Conference which are scheduled in August 2016.
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