MR MASAGOS ZULKIFLI, MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND WATER RESOURCES, TO ATTEND THE SPECIAL ASEAN MINISTERIAL MEETING ON MARINE DEBRIS IN BANGKOK, THAILAND, ON 5 MARCH 2019.
Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, will attend the Special ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Marine Debris in Bangkok, Thailand, on 5 March 2019.
The Special Meeting is convened by Thailand as part of its 2019 ASEAN Chairmanship themed “Advancing Partnership for Sustainability”. ASEAN Environment Ministers are expected to discuss partnerships and actions to address the issue of marine debris in the region, which will contribute to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This will build on the East Asia Summit Leaders’ Statement on Combating Marine Plastic Debris adopted in Singapore in November 2018. At the meeting, Minister Masagos Zulkifli will highlight Singapore’s policies on sustainable development, waste and pollution management, and Singapore’s approach to addressing marine litter.
Minister Masagos Zulkifli will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources and the National Environment Agency.
MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND WATER RESOURCES
4 MARCH 2019