Website for 40th AMM now activated - DFA
Quezon City (19 July) -- The National Organizing Committee of the 40th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM) in Manila has announced that it has activated its website for the 40th AMM in cooperation with its IT partner, the AMA Computer University.
The website, http://www.40amm.org.ph, can be accessed anytime anywhere in the world.
It carries relevant information about the AMM, the Post Ministerial Conferences (PMCs), and the 14th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF). It has the profiles of the 10 ASEAN member countries, the 10 dialogue partners, and the other seven participating countries.
The 40th AMM, the PMCs and the 14th ARF will be held from July 29 to August 2 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC).
The website also has the brief resume of the foreign ministers of all the participating countries. It also carries official documents, daily press and photo issuances about the events.
The AMA Computer University, a leading IT university in the country, also installed free-of-charge the website for the 12th ASEAN Summit held in Cebu last January.
The delegates and journalists from the local and foreign media establishments who want to cover the events and members of the administrative services of the participating countries can register online through the website.
The website also contains information on the facilities available for local and foreign journalists provided by the National Organizing Committee headed by Ambassador Marciano Paynor, Jr. This includes the operations and facilities of the International Media Center and the International Broadcast Center, set up and supervised by Radio-TV Malacaņang (RTVM).
It also provides valuable information about the Philippines and its people, places to visit, where to stay that includes the hotel rates and amenities, and vignettes about the Filipino way of life.
Some 1,000 members of the print and broadcast media, local and foreign, are expected to cover the historic events in Manila.
The AMM and related meetings will also be attended by the foreign ministers of the European Union, Russia, Canada, Australia, China, India, Japan, and other Asian countries, who will all bring their respective media contingents. (OPS/PIA) [top]