Secretary-General of ASEAN Dato Lim Jock Hoi met with the ASEAN Committee in New York which consisted of the Permanent Representatives of ASEAN Member States to the United Nations on 30 January 2020.
Secretary-General of ASEAN Dato Lim Jock Hoi delivered a statement at the United Nations Security Council Meeting on “Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and sub-regional Organisations in maintaining International peace and security: the role of ASEAN” on 30 January 2020.
JAKARTA, 30 January 2020 - The Health Sector of ASEAN together with counterparts from the People’s Republic of China, Japan and Republic of Korea have mobilised regional cooperation mechanisms to respond to the rapidly-evolving threats of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), since China reported the first cluster of unexplained pneumonia cases in late December 2019. These [...]
ASEAN Secretariat today held a special lecture entitled "Trading for Development in the Age of Global Value Chains" which was delivered by Dr. Aaditya Mattoo, Chief Economist of the East Asia and Pacific Region of the World Bank. Deputy Secretary-General for the ASEAN Economic Community Dr. Aladdin D. Rillo opened the lecture and moderated the [...]
JAKARTA, 28 January 2020 – The Republic of Korea (ROK) contributed US$ 500,000 to ASEAN in support of its efforts to facilitate the repatriation of the verified returnees in Rakhine State, Myanmar. Secretary-General of ASEAN Dato Lim Jock Hoi received the contribution from Ambassador of ROK to ASEAN Lim Sungnam at a handover ceremony held [...]
Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to ASEAN, Esam A. Abid Althagafi, presented his Letter of Credence to Secretary-General of ASEAN, Dato Lim Jock Hoi, on 28 January 2020 at the ASEAN Secretariat.