Youth Ideas For 2015 Asean Community Conference

Last update: 07/04/2014

PUTRAJAYA, (Bernama) -- The Youth and Sports Ministry held a round table conference today to gather ideas and feedback from youths on the Asean Community concept in conjunction with the Asean Community Conference next year.

Its Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin said the views and ideas generated by the youths would be made the basis for Malaysia's preparation as the conference host.

"Several working papers will be tabled to provide information and awareness to the younger generation on the implementation of the Asean Community," he told reporters at the opening of the round table conference here.

Considering Malaysia's important role in Asean, youths needed to be aware that they too should play their respective roles, he added.

Among the working papers to be tabled at the one-day conference were "What is the Asean Community concept", "Participation of Malaysian Youths in the Asean Economic Community" and "The Implementation of Asean Community and Its Impact on Youths".