This year’s General Assembly for the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly, AIPA theme, ‘Vibrant AIPA for a Progressive ASEAN Community’ urges AIPA to continue facing and taking action towards issues that are ever-increasing and affecting the lives of the represented people, which is also in line with the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summit’s theme in Vientiane which is ‘Turning Vision into Reality for a Dynamic ASEAN Community’.

This was stated by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Lela Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Rahman bin Dato Setia Haji Mohamed Taib, the Speaker of the Legislative Council during the First Plenary Session of the 37th AIPA General Assembly officiated by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of Myanmar at the Myanmar International Convention Centre in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. Yang Berhormat Pehin also hoped for the ASEAN member countries to be able to achieve their desires to live in a region of peace, security and stability, with continuous economic development, prosperity and social progress as well as moving forward towards ASEAN 2025.

Also present was Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Jaya Dato Paduka Awang Haji Judin bin Haji Asar, Secretary of the Council of Cabinet Ministers and Clerk of the Legislative Council, as well as His Excellency Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Pahlawan Retired Colonel Dato Paduka Haji Abdu’r Rahmani bin Dato Paduka Haji Basir, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Brunei Darussalam to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

Source: Radio Television Brunei