COMP participated in the recently concluded 15th ASEAN Working Group Meetings on Minerals (ASSOM) with the ASEAN Federation of Mining Associations (AFMA) presenting the results of the ASEAN Minerals Cooperation Plan. This and other working group meetings were held last May 2-4, 2018 in Puerto Princesa, Palawan.

Malaysia will turn over the chairmanship of AFMA to the Philippines in November, 2018 at which time an ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Minerals (AMMIN) will be held.