Over 500 diplomatic officials and their families from the permanent delegations of ASEAN member countries to the UN, the WTO and other international organisations in Geneva took part in the ASEAN Sports and Family Festival 2013 on July 6.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Trung Thanh said the event promotes friendship and sport spirit, towards a dynamic, stable, peaceful and solitary ASEAN community.
The diplomats and their families joined in various sports competitions, including football, tennis, badminton, table-tennis, volleyball, athletics, bowling, golf and tug of war. The children also showed their skills in painting and music.
After the competitions, every one enjoyed the traditional foods of each country.