| Abdul Hakiim Yakof |
BRUNEI Darussalam yesterday hosted the 25th Asean Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM) Meeting at The Empire Hotel & Country Club.
The meeting was attended by department heads and agencies responsible for disaster management in Asean member countries as well as representatives from the Asean Secretariat and Asean Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Centre).
In his welcoming remarks, Col (Rtd) Pengiran Dato Paduka Haji Rosli bin Pengiran Haji Chuchu, Director of the National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC). who was also chairman of the meeting, said, “We will have the opportunity to exchange of views on these issues and come to a position ready for endorsement by our ministers.
“We will present the key outcomes from our ACDM and Governing Board of AHA Centre meeting to the ministries.”
The meeting was held as preparations for ministerial level meetings – 3rd Conference of the Parties (COP-3) to the AADMER and 2nd ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Disaster Management (AMMDM) – on October 16.