The Ambassador of Indonesia to Kuwait H.E. Tatang Budie Utama Razak hosted a gathering at his residence on 8 August to commemorate the 49th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Diplomats from the ASEAN Community Kuwait (ACK) and their families attended the function. The Vice Chairman of ACK, Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait H.E. Renato Pedro Villa gave an inspiring speech on the occasion, which was followed by a video presentation on the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).
ASEAN is a regional organization comprising of ten Southeast Asian States, which was established on 8 August, 1967, with the aim of accelerating economic growth, social progress, and sociocultural evolution among its members.