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New Norwegian and Qatari Ambassadors to Indonesia presented
credentials to ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh at its
Jakatar-based headquaters on February 18.

At the
reception for Norwegian Ambassador Stig Ingemar Traavik, Minh asked
Norway to continue supporting ASEAN in its integration, narrowing the
development gap among member nations, boosting human and energy
resources as well as sharing experience in conciliation.

For his part, Traavik expressed his wish to enhance a closer and more
practical cooperation between Norway and the bloc, informing Minh of
his country’s intention to join the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation
(TAC).

At the reception for Qatari Ambassador, Minh
spoke highly of Qatar’s wish to cooperate with the regional
grouping, highlighting the huge potential for cooperation between the
two sides.

Khater highly valued the bloc’s efforts
in creating favourable conditions for prosperity and economic growth in
the region, emphasising the potential for cooperation between the two
sides in the fields of trade and investment, especially in food, petrol
and tourism.-VNA

By vivian