Vietnam assumes ASEAN Chairmanship in Venezuela

Sunday, 14/05/2023 09:30
Vietnamese Ambassador to Venezuela Vu Trung My has been handed over the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Committee Chairmanship (ACC) in Venezuela from Shalihin Annuar, chargé d'affaires of the Malaysian Embassy.
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The handover ceremony was organized at the Malaysian Embassy in Caracas on May 10 with the participation of heads of the diplomatic missions of ASEAN countries in Venezuela.

Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Ambassador My congratulated Chargé d'affaires of the Malaysian Embassy Shalihin Annuar for successfully completing his role of the ACC and affirmed that the Vietnamese Embassy will do its upmost to promote the achieved results and make practical contributions to heightening cooperation between ASEAN and Venezuela.

At the meeting, ambassadors, chargé d'affaires and Honorary Consuls of ASEAN embassies in Caracas expressed their belief that the Vietnamese ambassador will fulfill the role of the ACC in the coming time, contributing to improving the quality of life, image and position of ASEAN countries in Venezuela and the region.

Representatives of ASEAN diplomatic missions in Venenzuela also agreed with the proposal of the Vietnamese Ambassador on the ACC's program in the coming time.

Accordingly, it will continue to promote external activities to further strengthen solidarity in ASEAN as well as relations with Venezuela and other countries in Latin America.

Furthermore, embassies of ASEAN countries in Venezuela will also organise many cultural exchange activities such as an ASEAN film week, an ASEAN food festival, a sports day, and an ASEAN family day in order to intensify understanding and solidarity among officials, employees and family members of the ASEAN representative missions in Venezuela./.

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