Dr Janil Puthucheary, Senior Minister of State for Education, will attend the 49th Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO) Council Conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, from 24 to 26 July 2017.
2. Dr Janil will also have bilateral meetings with his counterparts on the sidelines of the Conference. He will be accompanied by senior officials from the Ministry of Education.
3. The SEAMEO Council Conference is a biennial meeting of the Education Ministers from the 11 SEAMEO Member Countries, namely Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam, to discuss educational cooperation in the Southeast Asia region.