Phnom Penh (FN), Oct. 3 – The Royal Government of Cambodia hosted the 13th ASEAN Connectivity Symposium in Phnom Penh today (Oct 3) , in cooperation with the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), and ASEAN Secretariat. Being the first ASEAN Connectivity Symposium held in-person after the lifting of travel restriction, the event brought together over 160 participants, including ASEAN Connectivity Coordinating Committee (ACCC) Members, representatives from ASEAN Sectoral Bodies, Dialogue Partners and Other External Partners, multilateral organisations, and the private sector. 

"Against the backdrop of post-pandemic recovery, the Symposium exchanged views on current issues and emerging trends as well as challenges ASEAN encounters in developing the ASEAN Connectivity Post 2025 Agenda.  The Symposium also discussed ways to strengthen partnerships on ASEAN Connectivity with various stakeholders, and how sustainable infrastructure, smart cities development, and digital innovation can shape and enhance the evolving regional network, contributing towards building an inclusive, resilient and well-connected ASEAN Community," according to the outcomes seen by Fresh News on Monday (Oct 3).

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