Mekong Countries, Republic of Korea Convene 10th Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

The 10th Mekong-Republic of Korea (RoK) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting was held on 28 September online, with the participation of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, and the RoK. The meeting highlighted achievements in cooperation on infrastructure, information technology, education, agriculture, environmental protection, and water resources management, and adopted the action plan for 2021-2025. The foreign ministers vowed to forge deeper economic ties between member countries to contain and mitigate the impact of COVID-19, and recommended enhancing partnerships in culture and tourism, human resources development, agriculture and rural development, infrastructure, information and communications technology, environment, and non-traditional security challenges.

The RoK is an active partner of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries, and supports some of the projects in the Regional Investment Framework (RIF) 2022, the medium-term pipeline of priority projects in the GMS which is regularly updated. Support of the RoK focuses on the transport sector and health and other human resource development sectors.

Last Updated: 6 November 2020