New Zealand Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia

Ambassador's blog: ASEAN Secretariat: a Regional Engine - Changing Gears

On 9 January 2013 Secretary-General Surin stepped down at the conclusion of a highly successful five year term in which his personal dynamism heightened awareness of the ASEAN brand within the region and around the globe and many important initiatives were taken. He was succeeded by experienced Vietnamese diplomat Le Luong Minh. Minh will now be responsible for shaping ASEC to meet ASEAN’s needs and to achieve its vision.

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