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Colourful: Asean leaders, dialogue partners and some of their spouses attending the gala dinner hosted by Najib and Rosmah. — Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s chairmanship of Asean 2015 reached its pinnacle with the successful conclusion of the 27th Asean Summit and Related Summits.

Since assuming the annual chairmanship of Asean beginning Jan 1, 2015 from Myanmar with a vision of creating a “People-Centred Asean” involving all sectors of society, Malaysia’s lead role in the 10-nation grouping was showcased in grand style here as the meetings got underway with the Asean Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) preceding the Heads of State/Government Summit.

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