Thailand readies for ASEAN Summit hinh anh 1Thai police are deployed to ensure security for the ASEAN Summit. (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Bangkok (VNA) – Host Thailand has been all set for the 35th ASEAN Summit and related summits on November 2-4, Vietnam News Agency’s correspondents in Bangkok reported.

The 35th ASEAN Summit will attract over 3,000 delegates, including leaders and representatives of 23 countries and five international organisations. The event will be broadcast to 3 billion people worldwide.

In the past months, Thailand has made meticulous preparation for the important event, with top priority given to security work.

The Government has deployed 17,000 police and military officers who are ready to provide security at meeting venues, hotels and nearby routes.

Earlier, a major security drill featuring simulated responses to high-level security threats and operations to rescue and evacuate summit attendees was organised at Muang Thong Thani in Nonthaburi, where world leaders will gather for the summit.

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon, presiding over the drill in his role as national security chief, said he was confident the country was ready to respond to any unexpected incidents during the summits.

According to the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the 35th ASEAN Summit and related events will focus on cooperation for sustainable stability, border management, cyber-security, trans-national crime combat, disaster mitigation, sustainable development, economic acceleration, the Fourth Industrial Revolution, among others./.