The ASEAN Family Day 2015 was held in Mexico on February 14 with a view to fortifying traditional friendship and collaboration between nations in the bloc as well as with the host country.

The event was co-hosted by the Embassies of Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam in Mexico.
Speaking at the event, Malaysian Ambassador, who is the current chairman of the ASEAN Committee in Mexico (ACMC), Dato Jamaiyah M.Yosof highlighted the significance of exchange friendship activities in 2015 when ASEAN will officially become a regional community.

He also called for all ASEAN’s diplomatic representative agencies in Mexico to continue uniting and supporting each other in order to prove the ASEAN’s spirit of “One vision, One identity, One community”.

Numerous activities including folk games and art performances were held at the event while many traditional dishes were offered to participants. Vietnamese “nem ran” ( fried spring roll) and “mien xao” ( stir-fry vermicelli) were very popular among visitors.-VNA