35th Asean Summit begins in Bangkok

(VOVWORLD) - The 35th Asean Summit and Related Summits officially began on Saturday morning in Bangkok, Thailand, chaired by Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan o-cha, who is also chairman of ASEAN 2019. 
35th Asean Summit begins in Bangkok - ảnh 1ASEAN leaders at the opening ceremony of the 35th ASEAN summit in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 3rd, 2019. Photo: VNA 

In his opening speech, Thai Prime Minister spotlighted ASEAN achievements guided this year by the theme of “Advancing Partnership for Sustainability”, contributing to creating an ASEAN Community that is people-centred, leaves no one behind and looks to the future. ASEAN has made vigorous steps forward through the adoption of the ASEAN Leaders’ Vision Statement on Partnership for Sustainability and the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific. He also stressed the need to ensure sustainable environment for sustainable economic development, adding that it’s of great importance to boost ASEAN’s cooperation with outside partners in the construction of the ASEAN Community.