16 March 2021

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 16th March 2021 – The 18th ASEAN Military Intelligence Meeting (18th AMIM) was convened via video conference under the theme “We Care, We Prepare, We Prosper”. The 18th AMIM was chaired by Colonel (U) Haji Muluddin bin Haji Latif, Director of Intelligence.

During the meeting, ASEAN Directors of Military Intelligence exchanged views on security issues in the region. The meeting also discussed the working paper proposed by Brunei Darussalam on establishing ASEAN Junior Intelligence Interaction Programme (AJIIP). The programme aims to build closer engagements amongst junior ASEAN military intelligence practitioners by sharing intelligence analyses and other on-going initiatives.

The meeting concluded with a handover ceremony between Brunei Darussalam and the Kingdom of Cambodia as the next Chairman of the 19th AMIM in 2022.

Before the 18th AMIM, a series of virtual bilateral meetings were also held between the Director of Intelligence and other ASEAN Directors of Military Intelligence. A Staff Officers Meeting was also conducted on 15 March 2021 before AMIM.