The 17th General Assembly (GA) of AFMA was held together with the 34th Executive Committee Meeting (EXCOM) in Bangkok on the 28 August. both GA and EXCOM, coming from Sri Lanka, India, Myanmar, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, China and Bangladesh. Major issues discussed at both meetings were on membership expansion and adjustment of the membership fee. Following up on the proposal from the 33rd EXCOM, a major decision in this year meetings was the adjustment of the membership fees to suit the operations of AFMA. The four categories of membership remain, but the annual fee of Gold membership is reduced from USD7500 to USD5000. The tier benefits for members will focus on voting rights, financial support for participating in the annual meeting of the association and updated news.