Russia-ASEAN Partnership and Cooperation Dialogue

26 october 2021

The Russian Federation and ASEAN are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the establishment of a dialogue partnership and the 30th anniversary of relations this year.

On October 26, 2021, the Russia-ASEAN Business Council, within the framework of the Russia-ASEAN interstate summit, in order to expand cooperation through public organizations, business leaders, religious prominent figures, leading representatives in the field of science, education, ecology, culture and art, organized and held a dialogue of public leaders in a hybrid format - a Dialogue of Partnership and Cooperation.

The event was attended by Ivan Polyakov, Chairman of the Russia-ASEAN Business Council, Zelfira Tregulova, General Director of the State Tretyakov Gallery, Ilze Liepa, People's Artist of Russia, Abbyasov Rushan Hazrat, First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Muftis of Russia, Grigory Zaslavsky, Rector of the Russian Institute of Theatrical Art–GITIS, Boris Mashkovtsev, General Director of the Soyuzmultfilm Studio, Nikolay Toivonen, Vice-Rector for Strategic Development of the St. Petersburg State Economic University, Ekaterina Koldunova, Director of the ASEAN Center at MGIMO, Dmitry Petrovsky, Representative of Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, Advisor to the Patriarchal Exarch of Southeast Asia.

Among the representatives of the ASEAN countries: Yanti Rahman, Member of the Legislative Council of Brunei, Munir Majid, Chairman of the Research Center CARI ASEAN Research and Advocacy, Thanatip Upatising, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Head of the task force on the APEC-2022 Summit in Thailand, Armi Lopez Garcia, Chairman of the Russian-Philippine Business Assembly, Honorary Consul of Russia in the Philippines, Robert Yap, Chairman of the National Federation of Employers of Singapore, U Zaw Min Win, President of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Didit Ratam, Chairman of the Committee on Russia and the CIS of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, as well as Douglas Foo, President of the Singapore Manufacturers Federation.