Singaporeans have the opportunity to join a public consultation exercise to share their views on the ASEAN Community Blueprints (2016-2025) from July 6-16.

According to a statement released by the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the public consultation is being conducted by the foreign, the Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Social and Family Development.

The statement also said that the ASEAN Community, based on the three pillars of the ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC), will be established at the end of 2015.

As community-building is an ongoing process, ASEAN has established a high level task force to develop the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and three ASEAN Community Blueprints (2016-2025) to be adopted at the 27 th ASEAN Summit in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur in November 2015.

Stakeholders and interested members of the public are invited to share their views on the community blueprints through the official websites of the ministries from 8am on July 6 to 6pm on July 16.-VNA