Secretary-General of ASEAN to attend 20th Southeast Asia Red Cross and Red Crescent Leaders Meeting

At the invitation of Samdech Kittiprithbindit Bun Rany Hun Sen, President of the Cambodian Red Cross, Secretary-General of ASEAN Dr Kao Kim Hourn will lead the ASEAN Secretariat’s delegation in the 20th Southeast Asia Red Cross and Red Crescent Leaders Meeting and related events in the Kingdom of Cambodia on 20-22 September. Dr Kao Kim Hourn will deliver the keynote speech on advancing the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding between ASEAN and the International Federation Red Cross and take part in a tree planting ceremony. During the visit, Dr Kao Kim Hourn will hold bilateral meetings with the top management of the Cambodian Red Cross as well as some high-level Cambodian officials, among others, to strengthen ties between ASEAN and the Kingdom of Cambodia. The events aim to strengthen ASEAN’s cooperation and engagement with the RCRC Movement towards a whole-of-ASEAN approach on disaster management in the regio

By Nadeem Faisal Baiga