ROCB A/P participates in the 24th WCO Asia/Pacific Regional Contact Point Meeting
18 November 2014, Langkawi, Malaysia
The 24th WCO Asia/Pacific Regional Contact Point Meeting was held on 18-20 November 2014 in Lagkawi, Malaysia. Nearly 60 delegates from 21 member administrations and 4 observer organizations attended and discussed a series of important policy issues for furthering regional cooperation and coordination. Topics included the progress of the Regional Strategic Plan and affirmation of the Customs Anti-Drug Strategy, and the meeting was chaired by Dato’ Ab. Hamid Bin Salleh of the Royal Malaysian Customs.
Mr. Kazunari Igarashi, Head of the ROCB A/P, attended the Meeting and gave presentations on the Update of the Capacity Building Activities in the Asia/Pacific Region, as well as the Regional Coordinarion Mechanism for Capacity Building Activities. Taking advantage of this opportune occasion, Mr. Igarashi had a series of consultations with the regional members and observer organizations on how to collaborate to assisit their efforts in Customs reform and modernization.