Vietnam organizes ASEAN Fun Run in New York

Tuesday, 16/05/2023 16:42
A friendship run named “ASEAN Fun Run” was organized by the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN) in Roosevelt Island, New York City on May 14.
The activity attracts a large number of participants (Photo:

The event, initiated and organized by the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the UN for the first time, is the opening activity for a series of the sports and cultural exchange activities towards the "ASEAN Family Day" 2023 in New York.

The run was joined by Ambassadors, Heads of Delegations, and nearly 300 officials and their family members of the ASEAN countries and Timor-Leste.

Speaking at the opening of the event, Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Head of the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the UN, said that the run aims to mark the success of the recent 42nd ASEAN Summit in Indonesia and the ongoing 32nd Southeast Asian Games in Cambodia.

He expressed his hope the run can contribute to further tightening the solidarity and close cooperation among the ASEAN delegations to the UN and spreading the spirit of the ASEAN Community.

After completing the 6.66-km run, participants at the event enjoyed typical dishes of Vietnam and other ASEAN countries./.