22 Jan 2016
The 18th ASEAN Library Launched at Ban Som Poi School (Rodnukul School), Mukdahan Province
On 20 January 2016, the Department of ASEAN Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, launched its 18th ASEAN Library at Ban Som Poi School, Mukdahan Province. The event was participated by the distinguished guests, including the Governor of Mukdahan Province, Deputy Director of Mukdahan Primary Educational Service Area Office, and Director of Ban Som Poi School. Students, teachers, representatives of the provincial government authorities as well as the interested public in the Province also joined the launching event.
The ASEAN Library, a part of the Government’s policies in engaging with the Thai public, will function as a learning center for the students and people in the community and the related areas. With the well-equipped arrangements and facilities, the Library will provide a good opportunity for the visitors to learn more about ASEAN and ASEAN Community.
At the launching of the Library, the students of Ban Som Poi School magnificently performed ASEAN dances and arts, showcasing the diversified cultures and harmonious co-existence within ASEAN. Apart from the said activities, the Department also organized an ASEAN quiz session for the students to raise awareness and promote deeper understanding about ASEAN and roles of Thailand in the ASEAN Community. Live interview via Radio Thailand, Mukdahan, was also conducted, inviting the interested public in the community and the related areas to make full use of the ASEAN library.