The Hanoi Times - The Vietnam National Committee for ASEAN 2010 on Monday in Hanoi announced the ASEAN 2010 logo and official website as Vietnam takes over the presidency of ASEAN next year.
Addressing the event, Deputy PM Phạm Gia Khiem underlined that it is a great honor and responsibility for Việt Nam to host and organize ASEAN 2010 when the country is making every effort to vigorously renovate itself and integrate into the world, contributing to a strong and united ASEAN.
Besides taking over the ASEAN presidency, in 2010, Vietnam will be the host country for a series of important events, including the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi, World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia, ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA), and the World Buddhist Summit.
Mr. Khiem required that the website must be updated regularly with information about Vietnam’s ASEAN presidency in order to serve ASEAN events.
The website ASEAN 2010: http://www.asean2010.vn with a vivid interface and impressive imprint of Vietnam would provide official, updated and accurate information for both domestic and foreign users, said the Deputy PM.
The new ASEAN logo is symbolized from a propeller, a very simple and popular toy in Việt Nam
The three circles in moving posture illustrates the development of ASEAN in dynamic and sustainable manner.
They also forms an "A" – the first letter in ASEAN, and symbolize three major pillars of the ASEAN Community: Political-Security (red), Economy (blue) and Socio-Culture (green).