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PRESS RELEASE: FLAG RAISING CEREMONY IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE 52nd ASEAN DAY 8 AUGUST 2019

FLAG RAISING CEREMONY IN CONJUNCTION WITH

THE 52nd ASEAN DAY

8 AUGUST 2019

 

On the occasion of the 52nd ASEAN Day, a Flag Raising Ceremony will be held at Wisma Putra, Putrajaya on 8 August 2019. This year’s ceremony is a collaboration between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of International Trade and Industry, and the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, each of which is the lead ministry of the three (3) pillars of ASEAN, namely, the ASEAN Political-Security Community, ASEAN Economic Community and the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community.

 

ASEAN has grown from strength to strength since its establishment in 1967 and has made remarkable journey in all spheres. Besides celebrating its successes, the event is also aimed at promoting greater public awareness on ASEAN and its relevance to all stakeholders.

 

Members of the diplomatic corps, government officials, representatives from civil society organisations, youth groups, students as well as members of the media have been invited to attend the ceremony.

 

PUTRAJAYA

7 August 2019