On 12 May 2022, in his capacity as the Chair of the ASEAN Committee in Tokyo (ACT) during the first half of 2022, H.E. Ambassador Singtong Lapisatepun, chaired the 309th Meeting of the ACT at the Royal Thai Embassy. ASEAN Ambassadors and representatives exchanged views on topics including the COVID-19 situation in Japan, recent domestic developments and regional issues. The Meeting was followed by a lunch talk session by a guest speaker, Mr. SASAKI Nobuhiko, Chairman of Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). Mr. SASAKI delivered his presentation regarding the current geopolitical situation and its impact on the global economy, as well as the ASEAN-Japan cooperation. In his talk, Mr. SASAKI underscored his commitment to further enhance the cooperation between ASEAN and Japan.