This year’s FAMI Conference was hosted by The Thai Automotive Industry Association(TAIA) at the Centara Anda Dhevi Resort & Spa in the beautiful city of Krabi, Thailand.

Member associations from the countries of Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan,Thailand attended the conference with Vietnam sending a delegation as observer.

Technical issues relating to harmonisation, homologation, and UNR adoption and safety were discussed and deliberated on by the Sub Committee of Harmonisation(SCH), Task Force for Harmonisation(F-HTF)  , Sub Committee of Safety(SCS) , Sub Committee of Environment(SCE) and the Technical Committee(TC).

Non technical issues were deliberated on by the committees for Information Task Force(ITF), Road Safety Task Force(RSTF) and Intellectual Property Rights Task Force(IPRTF).

This was later followed by the Management Committee Meeting and the Annual General Meeting(AGM) for the election of office bearers.

ASEAN MRA Chairman, Dato’Ir.Haji Mohamad bin Dalib, as invited Guest Speaker gave a presentation on ASEAN MRA and later chaired the Q&A session.

For interested members, a social tour was organised by TAIA on Friday 27th March to visit exciting places in Karbi.