The ASEAN Committee in Oslo or ACO (Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam) hosted a reception celebrating ASEAN’s 50th Anniversary at the Red Cross Conference Center, one of Oslo’s top venues for cultural events, on 24 August 2017.
The Reception was opened by speeches from the current chair of the ACO, H.E. Mr. Nguyen Hong Cuong, Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Norway, and from Ms. Tone Skogen, State Secretary from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
All five Embassies served favourite dishes from their respective countries. For its part, the Philippines served Lumpiang Bangus (Milkfish Spring Rolls) and Cassava Cake.
The Reception attracted more than 200 guests from the Diplomatic Corps, Norwegian Government, Business Sector and the ASEAN Communities in Norway.