Friday, 21 January 2011

Colombia Foreign Minister in Cambodia to strengthen Asian ties .

via CAAI

via CAAI

Colombia's Foreign Minister, Maria Angela Holguin, is attending a tourist forum in Cambodia to strengthen ties with Asian nations, reports Spanish news agency EFE.

Holguin is in Cambodia to participate in the Tourism Forum of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to "advance the strengthening and diversification of the links between Colombia and the countries of the Asian Pacific."

Colombia plans to open an embassy in Indonesia and a new sales office in Singapore as a part of a strategy to revive its contacts with Asian nations, reported newspaper Dinero.

The forum will take place over the course of the week with more than 1,600 delegates from different countries with the aim of promoting tourism between ASEAN countries and other regions.

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