Fri 30 Jul 2010
Filed under: ASEAN
The Vietnam Embassy in the Republic of Korea officially held a ceremony to hand over the ASEAN Committee’s Presidency in the country to the Myanmar Ambassador on July 29.Speaking at the ceremony, Ambassador Tran Trong Toan, Chairman of the ASEAN Committee said that for the past six months, Vietnam has been actively involved in organising and coordinating other ASEAN partners, including the Republic of Korea and the ASEAN-RoK Centre to boost trade, tourism as well as cultural exchanges.
The Vietnamese Embassy also met with the ASEAN-RoK Centre to discuss the region’s cultural diversity and potential for tourism. They also successfully held the ASEAN-RoK Contemporary Art Exhibition.
The ASEAN Committee in the Republic of Korea has launched the ASEAN Corner project, an ASEAN box on its website and has organised camping tours for schools around the country.
Ambassador Toan then presented the ASEAN flag to Myanmar’s Ambassador, Myo Lwin.