ASEANSAI holds 5th Executive Committee Meeting in Nay Pyi Taw

Ministry of Information/ Naypyitaw / March 31, 2023

THE 5th Executive Committee Meeting of the Association of Auditors-General of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEANSAI) was held by the Office of the Union Auditor-General in a virtual format yesterday.

The meeting was attended by the Myanmar delegation led by Union Auditor-General U Tin Oo from the Office of the Union Auditor-General in Nay Pyi Taw, delegations led by ASEANSAI Vice-Chair Auditor-General of the Philippines Mr Gamaliel A Cordoba, Secretary-General of ASEANSAI Mr Bahtiar Arif and the delegation from the Office of the Auditor-General of Thailand.

Union Auditor-General U Tin Oo delivered an opening speech and explained the preparation of the ASEANSAI’s 7th high-ranking officials’ meeting as the host country.

Furthermore, the auditor-general of the Philippines informed that the Office of the Auditor-General of the Philippines is preparing to host the ASEANSAI’s 7th Summit. ASEANSAI Secretary-General discussed and presented issues of ASEANSAI’s financial statements, the extension of the Secretary-General’s term of office and a brief account of Timor Leste, which will become a new ASEAN member state.

Next, the Union auditor-general clarified future programmes before giving a closing speech.

Then, representatives took documentary photos and the meeting was concluded.



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Yangon Region Government / September 30, 2021

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Yangon Region Government / September 30, 2021

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MoH Union Minister holds coordination meeting on RDT use for international flight passengers, inspects preparations at Yangon International Airport

Ministry of Information/ Naypyitaw / April 29, 2022

UNION Minister for Health Prof Dr Thet Khaing Win presided over a coordination meeting on plans to change into an RDT system for international flights on 27 April.

During the meeting, the Union minister said the infection rate of COVID-19 has declined in most regional countries, including Myanmar. Specific activities are also prioritized systematically to ease COVID-19 rules and regulations as the COVID-19 vaccine coverage becomes high.

The government also arranged to ensure the reopening of international flights and systematic COVID-19 health rules for the tourist and Myanmar citizen arrivals to develop the country’s global tourism industry.

He also talked about the declining positive cases among the passengers in commercial flights and relief flights, challenges in the resumption of commercial aviation, and the COVID19 Antigen Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) to save time and money for flight passengers.

Then, meeting attendees discussed proper services for passengers, plans to change into RDT (draft) and current challenges during the resumption of international flights, visas, health insurance, collection of Myanmar kyats for RDT test, preparations to avoid mass gatherings in RDT test section at the airport, taking swab samples, quality RDT test kits and other matters.

The Union minister instructed necessary things and concluded the meeting.

The Union minister and relevant officials inspected the preparations to conduct COVID-19 tests using RDT on the passengers of regular international flights at Yangon International Airport yesterday.

During the inspection tour, the Union minister instructed officials to systematically collect data from passengers, swab samples, the opening of more swab counters to avoid mass gathers while waiting for their test results, establish an exchange counter, welfare of airport staff and disease control activities when the results show positive.

The Ministry of Health allowed the international flights starting 17-4-2022 as per COVID-19 health rules under the COVID-19 Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment and decided to use RDT at the Yangon International Airport soon to save the cost as the infection rate drops.