1. The 16th Ministerial Meeting on the ASEAN‐Mekong Basin Development Cooperation (AMBDC) was held on 28 August 2014in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar and chaired by H.E. Dr. Kan Zaw, Union Minister of National Planning and Economic Development, Myanmar.
2. The Ministers noted the progress made in implementing the identified projects for sustainable development of the Mekong Basin. Twenty‐two projects have been initiated, covering eight areas including infrastructure, trade and investment, agriculture, forestry and minerals, industry, tourism, human resource development as well as science and technology, with estimated aggregated cost of US$338.8 million. Projects that have been completed included studies on ASEAN highway network and inland freight development, ASEAN Interconnection Master Plan (ASEAN power grid) and Singapore‐Kunming Rail Link (SKRL) feasibility; as well as human resource development on ground water resources management and geographic information system for forestry personnel.
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