Proceedings of the Twelfth Meeting of the GMS Subregional Transport Forum
The Twelfth Meeting of the Subregional Transport Forum (STF-12) was held in Da Nang City, Viet Nam on 12-14 August 2008. The Meeting was jointly organized by the Ministry of Transport of Viet Nam and the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The objective of the Meeting was to discuss recent developments, key issues, and future plans in the GMS transport sector, with particular focus on maximizing the development impact of the network and on the problems that remain as regards the conduct of transport and trade operations along the GMS economic corridors and possible ways of addressing them. The meeting also included a site visit to the border at Lao Bao (Viet Nam)-Dansavanh (Lao PDR) to observe actual operations at an East-West Economic Corridor (EWEC) border crossing point, as well as a visit of the Da Nang Port.