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ASEAN Day Reception 2015 in Canberra

On 18 August 2015, ASEAN Community in Canberra (ACC) which consist of 10 ASEAN Embassies and High Commissions in Canberra co-hosted the ASEAN Day Reception at the Old Parliament House in Canberra. The ASEAN Day Reception 2015 was a special occasion to celebrate the 48th Anniversary of ASEAN Establishment since 1967 and offered network opportunities with the ASEAN Diplomatic Corps. Around 250 guests attended the Reception.


The Governor General of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) and Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove attended the reception as the Guest of Honour representing the Australian Government. The Reception started with remarks by His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, followed by the High Commissioner of Singapore on behalf of all ASEAN Head of Missions in Canberra (as Singapore is the current Chair of ACC in Canberra).