4th Meeting of the ASEM Pathfinder Group on Connectivity (APGC4) & ASEM Senior Officials' Meeting (ASEM SOM1) for the 12th ASEM Summit (ASEM12) was hold successfully on 28-29 June in Vienna, Austria. The Senior Officials' Meeting set a good foundation for the 12th ASEM Summit (ASEM12) in October in Brussels.
There is an increased focus in ASEM activities on connectivity which will contribute to the relevance of ASEM. Based on this consensus, Meeting of the ASEM Pathfinder Group on Connectivity (APGC) was agreed by ASEM Leaders at the 11th ASEM Summit (ASEM11) in July 2016, at Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. This Pathfinder Group on Connectivity was established for a term of 2 years. The last three meetings as held on 21 June 2017,in Brussels, Belgium, 6 September 2017, in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, and 11 November 2017 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.