is being launched to help realize ASEAN's goal of a security, economic, and social and cultural community by 2020.
The annual ADMM
allows the ASEAN defence ministers to discuss and exchange views on current defence and security issues and challenges faced in the region.
is the highest defence mechanism within ASEAN, which aims to promote mutual trust and confidence through greater understanding of defence and security challenges as well as enhancement of transparency and openness.
was established in 2006 and it meets annually since then.
Cregan will begin his new role as Team Manager of ADMM
in February next year.
It was critical to find the right person for this job because Yas Marina Circuit is about more than just creating one of the most advanced F1 tracks on the motor racing circuit - it is also about building a global centre for motor sport in the region, as well as a hub for automotive technology research and development," said Khaldoon Al Mubarak, chairman of the Executive Affairs Authority and chairman of ADMM
method and its variants are largely used to solve minimization problems in image processing.
He says: "This is truly an amazing event to work on and we have a great relationship with the ADMM
team, and we are working jointly with them to generate new and fresh ideas for 2014.
was established, there have been major progresses in building confidence, strengthening solidarity and promoting cooperation.
Also present were Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of the ADMM
and Mohammed bin Sulayem, President of Automobile and Touring Club of the UAE (ATCUAE).
Over coming weeks and months, extensive testing and tutelage sessions will be conducted with scores of Emirati hopefuls, after which Al Qassimi and the ADR board - which also includes Khalid Al Qubaisi, the Porsche Supercup series driver, and Khalid Bin Shaiban, ADMM
Vice Chairman - will devise a shortlist of drivers and plot the best route forward for those showing the most potential.
Cambodian officials said the original ADMM
retreat schedule coincides with the "Ancestors' Day" religious festival in Cambodia.