The ASEAN Dhaka Committee (ADC) hosted the 54th ASEAN Day virtually on 8 August 2021 to commemorate the founding of ASEAN on 8 August 1967.
The Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen, M.P. graced the event as the Chief Guest. Also present were H.E. Ambassador Masud Bin Momen, Foreign Secretary (Senior Secretary) of Bangladesh; Ambassador Haznah Md Hashim, High Commissioner of Malaysia (Chair of ADC); all ASEAN Heads of Mission in Dhaka, Foreign Ministry officials, and diplomats from the ASEAN Member States.
Ambassador Haznah in her remarks reiterated the significance of ASEAN-Bangladesh relations, and that under Malaysia’s chairmanship, ADC will continue to play an active and constructive role as the bridge for the ASEAN Member States in engaging the host government.