The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Committee in Belgium held an ASEAN Gala Night in Brussels on October 30.
The biannual event was held to boost cultural exchange between ASEAN diplomats working in Brussels and their European colleagues and friends.
Vietnam\'s designer Minh Hanh contributed a fashion show entitled \'Moonlight\' to the gala night.
Addressing the event, President of the ASEAN Committee in Brussels and Vietnamese Ambassador Ton Nu Thi Ninh highlighted the political and economic cooperation, cultural, exchanges, and mutual understanding between ASEAN and the European Union (EU).
She added \"Though ASEAN and the EU have different histories and cultures, they still share similarities, namely cultural diversification and concern about sustainable development and commitment to peace, stability, prosperity, equality and democracy.\" (VNA)
Reprinted with permission from Nhan Dan Newspaper.