ACC Secretary-General Met with the Secretaries General of AJC and AKC

source:ASEAN-China Centre

On 1 June 2017, H.E. Mme. Yang Xiuping, Secretary-General of ASEAN-China Centre (ACC), met with H.E. Mr. Kim Young-sun, Secretary General of ASEAN-Korea Centre (AKC) and H.E. Mr. Masataka Fujita, Secretary General of ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC) in Seoul.

H.E. Mr. Kim Young-sun, Secretary General of AKC, first thanked H.E. Mme. Yang Xiuping, Secretary-General of ACC, and H.E. Mr. Masataka Fujita, Secretary General of AJC, for leading delegations respectively to attend the ASEAN Culinary Festival hosted by AKC, and highlighted that this meeting demonstrated the good momentum of cooperation among the three Centres again since the 9th Informal Meeting among the Secretaries General of the three Centres in April this year where, which yielded consensuses on the cooperation among the three Centres had reached many consensus on cooperation in 2017. He also introduced pointedsaid that, in order to celebrate 2017 Korea-ASEAN Year of Cultural Exchange, AKC has already launched the Month of ASEAN month sincein mid of May and would hold a series of activities including ASEAN Culinary Festival, Travel Photo Contest, and so on etc., during this period.

H.E. Mr. Masataka Fujita, Secretary General of AJC, briefed on the work progress of AJC in 2017, and shared the experiences of raising awarnessawarenesspopularizing the knowledge of ASEAN in primary schools in Japan. H.E. Mme. Yang Xiuping, Secretary-General of ACC, focused on the main programmes held by ACC, namely,such as organizing Chinese entrepreneur delegation to visit ASEAN countries for promoting investment and trade, filmingshooting series oftourism documentary “themed “Hi! Record of Tourism in ASEAN””, hostingthe the 2nd ASEAN Gourmet Festival—---Cambodia: Kingdom of Wonder Theme Month and so on. She further expressed the readiness to continually strengthen the communications among the three Centres and jointly implement the cooperative projects which were confirmed at the 9th Informal Meeting.