19 January 2021
ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting

On 19 January 2021, under Brunei Darussalam’s Chairmanship of ASEAN, the ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting was held via videoconference and chaired by Emaleen Abd Rahman Teo, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brunei Darussalam. The Meeting marked the first official meeting of Senior Officials from ASEAN Member States under the ASEAN Political-Security Community Pillar. The Meeting discussed Brunei Darussalam’s priorities and deliverables, ASEAN’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ASEAN’s Community building efforts as well as preparations for the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat on 21 January 2021.