The ASEAN London Committee (ALC), a forum for cooperation and coordination between ASEAN Member Countries’ representatives in London and for closer relations with other partner countries in London, held its 7th Meeting on 7 December 2009. The meeting, which was hosted by the Singapore High Commission, were attended by the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia, H.E. Mr. Yuri Octavian Thamrin, and other ASEAN countries’ representatives, namely Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
The ALC meeting discussed several issues of common interests such as the recent APEC Leader’s Summit and also the ASEAN-US Leaders Meeting which was held recently in Singapore on 15 November 2009.
The 7th ALC meeting was also the last to be held for 2009 under the auspicious and chairmanship of the High Commissioner of Singapore, H.E. Mr. Michael Eng Cheng Teo. For 2010, the chairmanship of the ALC will be rotated to the Ambassador of Thailand, H.E. Mr. Kitti Wasinondh.
The Meeting was held in a cordial and friendly manner and was followed by a luncheon.