Joint Statement from the 25th BIMP-EAGA Ministerial Meeting
The Ministers of Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines gathered in Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Indonesia on 26th November 2022 for the 25th Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) Ministerial Meeting. It was chaired by H.E Airlangga Hartarto, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Indonesia.
The ministers said: "We are encouraged by BIMP-EAGA’s economic performance, despite challenging global and regional circumstances." They noted that "despite the unprecedented challenges and socioeconomic impact brought about by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis, our cooperation remains unwavering."
The three other BIMP-EAGA Signing Ministers are:
- H.E Dato Seri Paduka Haji Khairuddin bin Haji Abdul Hamid, Deputy Minister of Finance and Economy (Economy) of Brunei Darussalam,
- H. E Secretary Maria Belen S. Acosta, Chairperson, Mindanao Development Authority, Philippines, and
- Hon. Dato' Nor Azmie Diron, Director General, Economic Planning Unit, Prime Minister Department of Malaysia.