Vientiane, Lao PDR
September 7, 2016
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte joined his fellow leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in the 19th ASEAN-China Summit to commemorate the 25th anniversary of ASEAN-China Dialogue Relations during the second day of the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summits and Related Summits at the National Convention Centre (NCC) in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
During the event, a six-minute audio-visual presentation on ASEAN-China relations was shown to the ASEAN Heads of State/Government before the official release of a booklet entitled “Facts and Figures: 25 Years of China-ASEAN Dialogue Relations” by Premier Li Keqiang of China and Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith of Laos.
This was followed by a cake cutting ceremony among the leaders of China, Laos and Singapore (Country Coordinator of ASEAN-China Dialogue Relations) in the presence of the other ASEAN Member States.
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