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ASEAN FLAG RAISING 2019 ON 8 AUGUST 2019 (THURSDAY), DHAKA, BANGLADESH

ASEAN FLAG RAISING 2019

8 AUGUST 2019 (THURSDAY)

DHAKA, BANGLADESH

 

The High Commission of Malaysia and other ASEAN Missions in Dhaka celebrated the 52nd Anniversary on the founding of ASEAN on 8 August 2019 (Thursday).  The flag raising ceremony was held at the grounds of the Royal Thai Embassy in Dhaka.

 

Also present at the ceremony were H.E. Haji Haris bin Haji Othman, High Commissioner of Brunei Darussalam, H.E. Mrs. Rina P. Soemarno,  Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia, H.E. Mr. Lwin Oo, Ambassador of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, H.E. Mr. Vicente Vivencio T. Bandillo, Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines, H.E. Mrs. Arunrung Phothong Humphreys,  Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand, H.E. Mr. Tran Van Khoa, Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, Mr. William Chik, Consul of the Republic of  Singapore and Mr. Amir Farid Abu Hasan, the  Acting High Commissioner of Malaysia.

 

ASEAN Heads of Mission in Dhaka, Bangladesh holding hands as a symbol of unity

 

The event was presided by the Hon. Minister of Industries of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, H.E. Mr. Nurul Majid Mahmud Humanyun, M.P.

 

The flag raising ceremony continued with the ASEAN Food Festival where all ASEAN Missions in Dhaka showcased their respective national food.  PERWAKILAN Dhaka members have prepared Nasi Lemak for Malaysia.

 

Mr. Amir Farid Abu Hasan, Acting High Commissioner of Malaysia with all Home-Based Staff (HBS) and spouse.