State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi who was in Singapore attended the opening ceremony of the 33rd ASEAN Summit and related summits, an event where the ASEAN Business Advisory Council presented the ASEAN economy and investment status and opportunities to leaders of ASEAN countries. This was followed by a working dinner hosted by Singapore Prime Minister Mr. Lee Hsien Loong and the summit meeting.
The State Counsellor attended the opening ceremony of the 33rd ASEAN Summit and related summits held at the Suntec Expo Convention Center, Singapore at local standard time 5:30 p.m. yesterday.
Before the start of the opening ceremony ASEAN alternating chair Singapore Prime Minister Mr. Lee Hsien Loong and wife greeted the State Counsellor, heads of state and heads of government of ASEAN countries at the entrance of the Suntec Expo Convention Center and posed for a commemorative group photo.
Next, the opening ceremony was held with a song commemorating ASEAN and a speech by the ASEAN alternating chair the Singapore Prime Minister.
The State Counsellor, the heads of states and heads of governments then posed for commemorative group photo.
The events were attended by heads of states, heads of governments, ministers, deputy ministers from ASEAN member countries of Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam, the ASEAN Secretary-General, ASEAN permanent representatives, high ranking officials and responsible persons. — MNA (Translated by Zaw Min)