Sat. Dec 3rd, 2022

ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh and Foreign Minister of the
Netherlands Frans Timmermans discussed potential fields where the two
sides can further cooperation, at a meeting in Indonesia on February 21.

The two leaders also exchanged opinions about regional issues including ASEAN development and needs.

The Dutch minister, who is on a visit to Indonesia, affirmed his
government’s strong commitment to enhancing the bilateral cooperation
with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, particularly in the
fields of education, human rights, investment and science and
technology.

In response, Le Luong Minh appreciated
the Netherlands’ assistance to the ASEAN Secretariat in improving
its working capacity and efficiency. He expressed his hope for closer
ASEAN – the Netherlands and ASEAN – EU ties.-VNA

By vivian