L to R: Thailand’s ambassador H.E. Mrs. Sanssanee Sahussarungsi (present Chair of the ASEAN Committee in Warsaw or ACW), Undersecretary of State of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland Hon. Mr. Marek Magierowski, the “Dean” of the Asia Pacific Group of Ambassadors and PRC’s ambassador H.E. Xu Jian, and Philippine ambassador tob Poland Ms. Patricia Ann Paez



Underscretary Magierowski (3rd fron left) and Amb. Xu Jian (5th from left) doing the “ASEAN Handshake” with, left to right, the Charge d’Affaires of Malaysia Mrs. Nur Binti Adm Karim, Vietnam’s ambassador H.E. Mr. Vu Dand Dung, Thailand’s ambassador H.E. Mrs. Sanssanee Sahussarungsi, non-resident ambassador of Laos to Poland; Indonesia’s ambassador H.E. Mr. Peter Frans Gontha, and Philippine ambassador Ms. Patricia Ann Paez


The Asia Pacific Group of Ambassadors during the New Year reception hosted by Foreign Undersecretary Magierowski at the Museum of Asia and the Pacific


Assistant to the Ambassador for Political Affairs Mr. Ramon Ebalo (left) during the eventvowed to press the foreign ministry to devote greater focus on the Asia Pacific region.

The Philippines and Poland held the latest round of Political Consultations at the Undersecretary level in 2016 in Manila. During yesterday’s meeting of Philippine Emnassy officials with Asia Pacific Director Mr. Pawel Mislewski, the latter conveyed the Polish foreign ministry’s desire to host another round of such bilateral consultations in Warsaw this year.

Also formally introduced during the event was the new Director of the Asia Pacific Department of the Polish foreign ministry Mr. Mislewski.

The members of the ASEAN Committee in Warsaw (ACW), chaired by Thai envoy H.E. Mrs. Sansanee Sahussarungsi, harnessed the event to hold informal talks about the future activities of the ACW. (END)