The 18th Meeting of Heads of WCO Asia/Pacific Regional Training Center was organized and hosted online by ROCB A/P on 15th October 2020.
At the invitation of Mr. Lin Hongliang, Secretary General of the Asian-Pacific Postal Union (APPU), Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, Head of ROCB A/P, and Dr. Tong Hua, Program Manager of ROCB A/P, joined the “the Celebration of 50th Anniversary of the Asian-Pacific Postal College (APPC)” at APPU headquarters located in Thailand Post on 10 September 2020.
At the invitation of the of Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) Director-General (DG) of Customs Meeting for 2020, Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, WCO Secretary General, and Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, Head of ROCB A/P, participated the “ASEAN Customs DGs – WCO Consultation” held virtually on 19 August 2020.
At the invitation of the Indonesian Customs Training Center, Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, Head of ROCB A/P, and Ms Chloe AU, Program Manager of ROCB A/P, joined the “Webinar on Capacity Building at the Turning Point: Challenge the Tradition or Embrace Transformation” on 12 August 2020 as resource persons.
The WCO/JICA Joint Sub-regional MTP Introductory Webinar for the Pacific Islands was held on 5 August 2020.
At the invitation of the Directorate General of Customs and Exercise (GDCE), Ministry of Finance of the Republic Indonesia, Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, Head of the ROCB A/P and his colleagues attended the Virtual Launching Event of Vice Chair office by online.
Mr. IKEDA Kagemitsu, Managing Director of Customs Training Institute (CTI), the Ministry of Finance Japan as the RTC Japan, expresses encouragement message for the ROCB A/P and A/P Members to tackle together on the current tough situation caused by COVID-19.
On 22 October 2020, Mr. Ulrich Meiser, Regional Coordinator, Container Control Programme, UNODC Regional Office and his colleagues paid a courtesy visit to Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, Head of the ROCB A/P, and his team warmly welcomed them.
My name is Pattarapak Nopnakeepong from Bangkok, Thailand as a Program Coordinator. My nick name is Tong, so I would be happy if you could call me Tong. First of all, I would like to thank you sincerely for giving me the opportunity to be part of WCO ROCB/AP.