The ASEAN Secretariat led by Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi, together with Indonesia’s Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan, the ASEAN Ambassadors and the diplomatic community spearheaded the 51st anniversary celebration at the ASEAN Secretariat headquarters in Jakarta.
The London School Beyond Academy (LSBA) and Al-Ikwan Mandiri Foundation also joined the ASEAN Secretariat to celebrate ASEAN’s 51st anniversary. LSBA, composed of 11 students, performed classic hits from ABBA and the Beatles. Meanwhile, Al-Ikwan Mandiri Foundation, a charity partner of the ASEAN Women’s Circle, performed compositions played on angklung, a musical instrument from Indonesia made of bamboo tubes. (NYC)