Vietnam chairs ASEAN Committee meeting in Netherlands hinh anh 1Vietnamese Ambassador to the Netherlands Ngo Thi Hoa (Photo: VNA)

The Hague (VNA) – Vietnamese Ambassador to the Netherlands Ngo Thi Hoa on September 29 chaired a regular meeting of the ASEAN Committee in The Hague (ACTH).

At the outset of the meeting, ASEAN ambassadors once again expressed their condolences over the passing of Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang. Hoa thanked the ambassadors for their tribute to the Vietnamese leader.

The participants discussed the ACTH’s upcoming activities, including a working visit to Simwave group, and a meeting between ASEAN, Asian ambassadors and the Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management in October. The ACTH members also plan to attend a talk on EU-ASEM (Asia–Europe Meeting) in November.

Regional and international issues of common interest were also tabled at the ACTH’s regular meeting.

Concluding the meeting, Ambassador Hoa handed over the rotating chairmanship of the ACTH to Thai Ambassador Eksiri Pintaruchi.

The ambassadors praised the Vietnamese diplomat’s performance in her role as chair of the ACTH from April to September this year.

Hoa thanked her colleagues’ support and cooperation and pledged to join them in assisting the next chair of the ACTH.-VNA