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.
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