On 15th October 2016, the Royal Embassy of Cambodia in Japan hosted the ACT (ASEAN Committee in Tokyo) Family Day at Kasai Rinkai Park, Tokyo. Approximately 200 people attended the event, including ASEAN Ambassadors, diplomats, local staff and their family members, as well as Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) Members.
The ACT Family Day was officiated by H.E. Ambassador Chea Kimtha, rotating Chair of ACT Family Day 2016, and President of TMA was subsequently invited to deliver remarks. In welcoming remarks, H.E. Ambassador Chea Kimtha underlined that the ACT Family Day symbolized the close and cordial relations among ASEAN diplomats and families in Japan, the solidarity of which would further strengthen ASEAN unity and prosperity in advancing the common interests of ASEAN with the Government of Japan, as well as promote a true sense of the newly-established ASEAN Community. H.E. Ambassador also called on ASEAN Diplomatic missions in Japan to continue assisting with each other in order to strengthen solidarity and mutual understanding, and to promote the ASEAN spirit in all fields.
After the opening ceremony, ASEAN Ambassadors and their spouses, and TMA members participated in the Lawn Bowling competition, while other adults and children from each Embassy competed in three different games: Penalty Shoot-out, Three-legged race and Egg and Spoon Race.
Guests were then invited to enjoy food served from each ASEAN Embassy. The ACT Family Day 2016 came to an end with the prize giving ceremony.