On 27 November 2015, ASEAN Committee in Lima (ACL), which consists of Embassy of Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, jointly organized an activity to promote awareness about ASEAN at Inca Garcilaso de la Vega University as invited by Dr. Luis Cervantes Liñán, Rector of the University. Ambassador Armando Patiño Alvistur, Director General of Department of Asia and Oceania of the Ministry of External Relations of Peru and high representatives of the Ministry also participated in the event.
This activity was aimed at promoting ASEAN cultures as well as ASEAN identity to Peruvian academic institute through exhibitions and cultural shows. In this occasion Dr. Luis Cervantes Liñán, rector of the University, gave the welcoming speech to ASEAN representatives. At the event, representative of the Embassy of Malaysia in Lima as representative of ACL Chairman gave a lecture on the establishment and the progress of ASEAN with emphasis on ASEAN Community, within the 3 pillars including political-security, economic and sociocultural areas and the latest goals of ASEAN, ASEAN Vision 2020.
For Thailand, mobile exhibitions about Thailand as well as Thai arts and crafts had been displayed while information brochures about Thailand were distributed to all guests. The Royal Thai Embassy prepared a Thai dance. Each embassy also provided some typical dishes for food tasting. Besides promoting the sense of cooperation among ASEAN member representatives in Lima, the activity was given a warm welcome and good response from both faculty members and students and 200 participants who attended.