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MEDIA ADVISORY


15TH ADMM and 8th ADMM TO BE HELD BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

The 15TH ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) and the 8th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Plus Meeting (ADMM-Plus) will be held on the 15th and 16th of June respectively under the Chairmanship of the Ministry of Defence Brunei Darussalam.

In the ongoing context of the health crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with emergency measures adopted by the Government of Brunei Darussalam to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the meetings will be held virtually without the physical presence of ASEAN Defence Ministers.

The meetings will be held behind closed doors among committee members only, and will not be open to the public, including press members.

Coverage of official events, with the exception of the Official Opening Ceremony of the meetings by Brunei Chair, will be via restricted access. Media cards for access to the Official Opening Ceremony of the meetings will be distributed by the Media Sub-Committee staff on the actual day of the meetings to invited local medias only namely Radio Television Brunei (RTB), Information Department, Borneo Bulletin and Media Permata.

The meeting will not be broadcasted live, nor transmitted via recording. Press releases, photos and relevant documents will be published on the ADMM, Ministry of Defence Brunei Darussalam official website https://admm.mindef.gov.bn

Members of the press who intend to obtain these materials can fill an online form and the Media Sub-Committee will transmit via email as soon as they are available. 

More information on ADMM meetings and publications can be found on https://admm.mindef.gov.bn  

For further information and queries, please email to pru@mindef.gov.bn