Former Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Surin Pitsuwan (Source: AFP)
 
Hanoi (VNA) - Former Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Surin Pitsuwan died of a heart attack on November 30 at the age of 68.

Surin, who is Thailand's former foreign minister (1997-2001), died at a Bangkok hospital.

He was the ASEAN Secretary General from 2008-2013.-VNA