18th East Asia Summit

  • Prime Minister attended the 18th East Asia Summit (EAS) was held in Jakarta.
    18th East Asia Summit (EAS)
  • At the 18th EAS, the Leaders’ Declaration on ASEAN as an Epicentrum of Growth was
  • It was discussed on building resilience against emerging challenges and future shocks
    through cooperation on enhancing energy security and food security, maintaining
    financial stability, and strengthening regional health architecture.
  • The Plan of Action (POA) for the next five years outlines the priorities that include efforts
    on the mainstreaming and implementation of the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific
  • It lays emphasis on strengthening partnerships, through cross-sectoral collaborations
    that includes efforts in furthering the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for
    Sustainable Development.
  • The meet provided an opportunity for ASEAN member states and the eight non-ASEAN
    countries to exchange views on issues concerning the region and the world at large