Philippine Ambassador and Permanent Delegate Ma. Theresa P. Lazaro formally turns over the chairmanship of the ASEAN UNESCO Committee (AUC) to Thai Ambassador and Permanent Delegate Sihasak Phuangketkeow during the 38th AUC plenary meeting at UNESCO Headquarters.

Ambassadors and Permanent Delegates of ASEAN conveyed their deepest thanks and congratulations to Ambassador Lazaro for her exceptional chairmanship.

They promised to continuously support AUC under the chairmanship of Ambassador Phuangketkeow.

Thailand will chair AUC from January to June 2017. END

Source: Republic of Philippines Department Of Foreign Affairs