The ASEAN Family Day 2022 has been organised in Washington D.C., drawing the participation of nearly 200 ASEAN embassy members and their families, as well as representatives from the US Department of State.
At the event (Photo: vov.vn)
Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Nguyen
Quoc Dung and his spouse also joined the event which is part of the activities
to celebrate the 55th founding anniversary of ASEAN.
Addressing the opening of the event on August 20, the Cambodian
Ambassador to the US Keo Chhea affirmed ASEAN's central role in the region and
the desire of the bloc’s member countries to promote solidarity and strengthen
cooperative relations with partners.
He also expressed his wish that the ASEAN Family Day is an
opportunity for members of the ASEAN embassies to exchange friendship and
enhance mutual understanding.
ASEAN Family Day is an annual event in Washington D.C., that
aims to strengthen unity and solidarity and promotes cooperation between ASEAN
and external partners, particularly ASEAN – US partnership.
Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and other international organisations in Geneva has extended best wishes to her Lao counterpart Ambassador Latsamy Keomany, his spouse and staff on Bunpimay, the traditional New Year of Laos.
Ukraine and Russia will hold the next round of peace talks on Monday, David Arakhamia, member of the Ukrainian delegation, said Saturday.
The 29th Meeting of the ASEAN-EU joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) was held recently via videoconference.
The International Monetary Fund is likely to lower its global economic growth estimates due to the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus, the global lender's chief said at the Reuters Next conference on Friday in another sign of the turmoil unleashed by the ever-changing pandemic.
Vietnam will continue making positive contributions to developing ASEAN - Japan relations in a more effective and practical manner, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh told the 24th ASEAN - Japan Summit held via videoconference on October 27.
The planning and implementation of transitions from peacekeeping operations should consider different unique and specific contexts of a host country, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Vietnam's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, told an open debate of the UN Security Council (UNSC) on September 8.