Joint ASEAN Societies Reception 2020

David Stringer-Lamarre, MD of Fortis Consulting London and Head of the International Trade Group of the British Malaysian Society, was pleased to be the Event Chairman.

Steve Buckley, Chairman of the Anglo-Thai Society delivered the welcome address.

Baroness Neville-Rolfe, Chair of the ASEAN Business Council, spoke about current developments between the UK and ASEAN.

HE MR Tran Ngoc An the Ambassador of Vietman spoke about Vietnam’s achievement during their year as Chair of ASEAN during 2020.

This was followed by HE First Admiral (Retired) Pengiran Dato Seri Pahlawan Norazmi Pengiran HAji Muhammad, the High Commissioner of Brunei Darussalam, spoke about themes that would be involved during Brunei’s Chair of ASEAN during 2021.

Warwick Morris, Chairman of Vietnam UK Network introduced Nigel Adams MP, Minister for Asia, who provided an update on the Government’s engagement with ASEAN.

Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, President of The British Malaysian Society thanked Nigel Adams MP

This was followed by questions and answers, and cultural performances.

Mei Sim Lai OBE DL delivered the closing remarks.