Phuket is preparing to host the 4th Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Bi-Annual Meeting of the Committee of Senior Officialst (CSO) this coming weekend. The event, organized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is held in order to seek partnerships in several areas with the Council of Ministers in Australia.
The meeting is taking place at the Western Siray Bay Resort and Spa from 19th – 20th June and 80 representatives from different country members are expected to attend. The meeting’s agenda will include subjects such as marine safety and security, fisheries, trade and investment facilitation, disaster risk control, climate change and women and children issues.
The results from this meeting will be taken into consideration during the 14th meeting of the Council of Ministers of IOR-ARC in Perth, Australia.