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Officials and delegates of the CTI SOM15 outside the meeting venue at Heritage Park Hotel. Picture courtesy of MECDM Media Officer
Officials and delegates of the CTI SOM15 outside the meeting venue at Heritage Park Hotel. Picture courtesy of MECDM Media Officer

The 15th Coral Triangle Initiative Senior Officials Meeting got underway at the Heritage Park Hotel this morning as officials deliberate on issues pertaining to the sustenance of the organisation.

Six countries namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Timor Leste and Solomon Islands are members of this pact. 

The 15th Senior Officials Meeting started with three days Pre-SOM and will be concluded with two days of SOM.

Pre-SOM started on Monday and ended yesterday. It allowed  participants from the six countries opportunity to look at issues, make recommendations and amendments to regional contracts and agreements under CTI, which will be finalized and officially documented under SOM by high senior officials of the CT6 countries, the CTI Regional Secretariat (RS), developing partners and donors.