Nha Trang to host 2017’s first APEC Senior Officials Meeting

The first Senior Officials' Meeting of APEC (SOM1) and related meetings in 2017 will be organised in Nha Trang city, the south central province of Khanh Hoa, from February 18 to March 3.

The meetings will be attended by 1,500 delegates from 21 member economies of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Council, the APEC Business Consultation Council, and some international and regional organisations along with business representatives. Under the theme of "Creating New Dynamism, Fostering a Shared Future," delegates are expected to discuss and reach agreement on priorities and their contents for the 2017 APEC Year on promoting sustainable, inclusive and innovative growth, regional economic connectivity, and the competitiveness of small-and medium-sized enterprises and microenterprises in the digital era. Food security, sustainable agriculture, and climate adaptation are also on the agenda of the meetings.

Source: VOV5