|Ministers and Senior Officials of the ASEAN member countries pose for a group photo during the opening ceremonies of the 13th Conference of the ASEAN Ministers Responsible for Information (AMRI) at Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa Thursday (March 17) in Lapu-Lapu City.The Philipines, represented by Sec. Sonny Coloma, formally accepted from Myanmar Minister of Information Ye Htut the chairmanship of AMRI.
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Representing the ASEAN member countries were Thonglor Duangsavanh (Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism-Lao PDR), Ibrahim Abdul Rahman (Director General, Department of Information-Malaysia), Ye Htut (Union Minister, Ministry of Information-Myanmar), Dr. Charoon Chaisorn (Deputy Director-General, The Government Public Relations Department-Thailand), Nguyen Thanh Hung (Vice Minister of Information and Communications-Viet Nam), Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza as Guest of Honor, Herminio B. Coloma, Jr. (Secretary, Presidential Communications Operations Office-Philippines), Dr. Yaacob Ibrahim (Minister of Communications and Information-Singapore), Dato Hamdan Abu Bakar (Deputy Minister, Brunei Darussalam), Dr. Khieu Kanhartih (Minister of Information-Cambodia), Djoko Agung Harijadi (Director-General of Information and Public Communication-Indonesia), and Le Luong Minh as the ASEAN Secretary General. (Rey S. Baniquet / News and Information Bureau