Vietnam's booth at the event

In his speech, Indonesian Ambassador to Mexico Cheppy Tri Prakoso Wartono, who is  rotating chair of the ACMC comprising Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam, highlighted the significance of the event, saying that it aims to further enhance intra-bloc solidarity and the ASEAN-Mexico friendship.

The bazaar is hoped to help Mexican people get an insight into ASEAN member nations’ culture, he added.

The diplomat also stressed the need to expand all-around relations, especially economic, trade, and investment cooperation, and cultural exchange between ASEAN and Mexico.

The organizers said all proceeds of the event will be donated to a local charity center.

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) now groups 10 member states, namely Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Source: VNA