On 13 December 2018, H.E. Mr. Soonthorn Chaiyindeepum, Ambassador of Thailand, chaired the 8th meeting of the ASEAN Committee in Stockholm (ACS) at the Royal Thai Embassy and handed over the ACS chairmanship for the term of January to June 2019 to H.E. Mr. Bagas Hapsoro, Ambassador of Indonesia.
During Thailand’s Chairmanship, the ACS organized several activities, namely, ASEAN Day reception on 8 August 2018, ASEAN Family Day on 29 September 2018. The ACS is planning to hold an ASEAN Investment Seminar and outreach programme with Swedish academics next year.