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East Asia Summit to address economy, post-pandemic recovery

Headlines 11:50 27 Oct, 2021

For the second consecutive year, the summit will be held in the format of a video conference

East Asia Summit to address economy, post-pandemic recovery

Economic cooperation and post-pandemic recovery will be discussed by participants of the East Asia Summit, to begin on Wednesday under Brunei’s presidency, Qazet.az reports citing TASS.

For the second consecutive year, the summit will be held in the format of a video conference.

"The main theme of the meetings, held under the slogan ‘We care, we prepare, we prosper,’ will be sustainability [on the way] to regional recovery from the novel coronavirus pandemic," the Foreign Ministry of Brunei said in a statement.

"The sides will discuss using new opportunities for universal prosperity, maintaining cooperation in order to achieve long-term goals in the region," the statement says.