16:16 | 08/08/2016 Society
A photo exhibition featuring the ASEAN Community opened in Hanoi on August 5, as part of celebrations for the community’s first founding anniversary and the 50th anniversary of the bloc.
Delegates cut the ribbon to open the exhibition - Photo: hanoi1000yrs.vietnam.gov.vn/
The exhibition showcased sets of stamps, documentaries, and photographs chosen from photo and documentary contests themed: “ASEAN country, people”, “Climate change in ASEAN”and “Ethnic groups in ASEAN”.
There are 27 paintings which won an ASEAN junior drawing contest held by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, and books featuring ASEAN, Southeast Asia and Vietnam.
In his speech, Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan said the ASEAN Community formation has demonstrated the strong growth of the regional grouping over nearly five decades, adding that the event will help further deepen mutual understanding and reinforce solidarity among member states.
The event running through August 7 was hosted by the Ministry of Information and Communications within the working agenda of the National Steering Committee for ASEAN./.