SG Minh and Secretary Mavroyiannis exchanged views on the recent developments in ASEAN and Cyprus. Both agreed on the importance of strengthening relations between ASEAN and EU, and between ASEAN and individual EU member states, including Cyprus.
The Secretary-General of ASEAN is appointed by the ASEAN Summit for a non-renewable term of office of five years, selected from among nationals of the ASEAN Member States based on alphabetical rotation. H.E. Le Luong Minh is from Viet Nam and has been appointed for the 2013 -2017 period.