The 52nd Meeting of the ASEAN Consultative Committee for Standards and Quality (ACCSQ) and its related meetings were held on 25-28 November 2019 in Yangon, Myanmar hosted by Department of Research and Innovation (DRI) under Ministry of Education (MoE).The Meeting was officially opened by Dr. Myo Kywe, Chairman, National Education Policy Commission, Myanmar.
The 52nd ACCSQ Meeting was attended by representatives from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam and representatives from the ASEAN Secretariat. The Meeting was chaired by Mr. Chaiyavat Tangkrock-olan, Director, International Affairs Division, Thai Industrial Standards Institute (TISI), Thailand. The Vice Chair was Ms. Vu Thi Tu Quyen, Acting Director, International Cooperation Department, Directorate for Standards, Metrology and Quality (STAMEQ), Viet Nam.
The representatives from Standards Australia, International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Asia Pacific Regional Center (IEC APRC) and ISO Regional Engagement Initiative – Asia (ISO REI-Asia) attended the ACCSQ Meeting under the specific agenda item. Separate Meetings of ACCSQ with the ASEAN Regional Integration Support by EU (ARISE Plus) and Physikalische-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) Germany, as well as the 2nd ASEAN-Korea Dialogue on Standards and Conformance and 5th AJCEP SC-STRACAP will be held on 28 November 2019.