Ministers in discussion during the retreat. Photo Credit: Dr Vivian Balakrishnan FB

Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan will attend the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat from 15 to 17 January 2020 in Nha Trang, Vietnam.

This is the first in a series of meetings that Vietnam will be hosting as Chair of ASEAN in 2020, under the theme of building a “Cohesive and Responsive” ASEAN.

The Foreign Ministers will discuss ASEAN’s priorities for the year, take stock of ASEAN’s Community-building efforts and cooperation with ASEAN’s partners, and exchange views on regional and international issues.

Minister Balakrishnan will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.