Coordinated by the Land Transport Authority, Singapore’s designated Competent National Body under the ASEAN Framework Agreement on Multimodal Transport (AFAMT), Mr Gerry Tan - Honorary Secretary and Co-Chairman - Multimodal Transport Committee participated in the Capacity Building Workshop on Multimodal Transport and AFAMT Meeting in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on 20-21 February 2019.
Organised by the ASEAN Secretariat with support from the EU ASEAN Regional Integration (ARISE) Plus, multimodal transport within ASEAN member-states were expounded at length. Updates and developments with regard to ratifying and operationalising the AFAMT were the key agenda items at during the AFAMT Meeting.
Following through, Mr Tan also participated in the 2nd Expert Group Meeting on Finalisation of Implementation Framework for AFAMT in Hoi An City, Vietnam from 26 to 28 August 2019. Representatives from the ASEAN member-states discussed matters related to ASEAN trade and updates of their respective progress on implementation and development of multimodal transport.
Mr Stanley Lim - Chairman for Internationalisation Committee, in his capacity as a Past President of FIATA, was also invited to address the alignment of multimodal transport documents under AFAMT with FIATA standard documents.