Govt ready to host Asean summit

Thailand is getting ready to welcome regional leaders ahead of the Asean Summit next week.

All the leaders of the 10 member countries will attend the 34th Asean Summit on June 22 and 23 in Bangkok, said Suriya Chindawongse, director-general of the Department of Asean Affairs.

Thailand is chairing the re­gional grouping this year, with a theme of “Advancing Partnership for Sustainability”. The focus is on building a people-centred Asean Community “that leaves no one behind and looks to the future”, he said.

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