|1.||Opening Address by Col. Tin Hling, Minister for Home Affairs and Chairman of the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control.|
|2.||Opening Remarks by Mr. Sandro Calvani, UNDCP Representative, UNDCP Regional Center.|
Meeting of Heads of National Drugs Law Enforcement
Agencies of Asia-Pacific (HONLEA) commences
The 24th Meeting of Heads of National Drugs Law Enforcement Agencies of the Asia-Pacific Region (HONLEA), organized by the UNDCP and hosted by Union of Myanmar, commenced on 14 November, 2000 at Hotel Equatorial in Yangon with the opening address by Col. Tin Hlaing, Chairman of the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control and Minister for Home Affairs.
Following the address by Minister Col. Tin Hlaing, Representative of the United Nations International Drug Control Programme (UNDCP) Mr. Sandro Calvani made a speech.
Present at the opening ceremony were members of the CCDAC ministers, the Attorney-General, the Auditor-General, deputy ministers, members of the CCDAC, ambassadors, resident representatives of UN Agencies, departmental heads, the delegate of ASEAN, delegates of South Pacific Island Countries Association, officials of INTERPOL and UNDCP, heads and members of Australia, Azerbaijan, People's Republic of China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Macao Sepcial Administrative Region, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Repulic of Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore,Sri Lanka, Thailand , Vietnam, local and foreign journalists and observers.
Opening ceremony of 24th HONLEA in progress.