October 16, 2009

Results of the Japan and ASEAN Information and
Communications Ministry Assembly

Japan's Contribution to the ASEAN Information and Communications Technology Fund

The Information and Communications Ministry Assembly was held in the Peoples Republic of Laos (Vientiane) today between Japan and the 10 other member countries. Mr. Hamaguchi, the MIC Minister, attended the assembly, and it was announced in the operational plan over the next year that Japan would contribute one-hundred thousand dollars to the ASEAN Information and Communications Technology Fund, hold human resource development workshops and verification tests of ICT services in ASEAN locals and begin studying the use of ICT for the prevention of disasters and for the environment.


Outline of the Japan and ASEAN Information and Communications Ministry Assembly

(1) Time: Friday, October 16, 2009 at 10:00AM (12:00 Japan time)
(2) Place: Lao Plaza Hotel (Peoples Republic of Laos (Vientiane)
(3) The main attendees can be found on a separate attachment


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