ASEAN transport ministers’ meeting ends with important agreements

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At the press conference in Hanoi on November 15 (Photo: NDO/Minh Trang)
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NDO/VNA – The 25th ASEAN Transport Ministers’ Meeting (ATM 25) and related meetings have been a success with the signing of a number of important agreements to facilitate air, maritime and land transportation, Transport Minister Nguyen Van The told a press conference in Hanoi on November 15.

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The minister singled out the signing of the Protocol to Implement the 11th Package of Commitments on Air Transport Services under the ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services, and the Protocol No. 3 to the ASEAN-China Air Transport Agreement on the Expansion of Fifth Freedom Traffic Rights between Contracting Parties, saying those two documents were a great success of the ATM 25.

The expressed his belief that ASEAN countries will work together to better develop air transportation following the meeting.

The ATM 25 also agreed to a number of projects to facilitate transportation between ASEAN and partners such as China, the Republic of Korea and Japan next year as well as orientations for coming years.