KADIN’s Commemorative Event for the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation (Attendance by Ambassador Kiya)

On 22 February, KADIN, JETRO and ASEAN BAC hosted "ASEAN-Japan Co-Creation, Co-Innovation", a hybrid event to commemorate the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation (50th Anniversary), was held in Jakarta, Indonesia, and Ambassador Kiya attended the event.
Ambassador Kiya delivered a keynote speech at the opening session. In his speech, Ambassador Kiya stated that this year would provide a big opportunity for ASEAN and Japan, as the year falls upon the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation. In addition, he emphasised that Japan would continue to stand by ASEAN in its efforts to develop and overcome crises, as it had done for the past 50 years. Ambassador Kiya also mentioned that he would do his utmost to put into effect the opinions and actions presented by participants in the event, for the development of not only ASEAN and Japan as well as the people of this generation, but also the world and the people of next generations.
The content discussed at the event will be taken into account in the “ASEAN-Japan Economic Co-Creation Vision” being formulated by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), JETRO and the business community, including the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI).