JAKARTA, March 23 -- Senior Officials from ASEAN and New Zealand reaffirmed their commitment for stronger cooperation at the 28th ASEAN-New Zealand Dialogue held online today, following an important milestone in their Strategic Partnership.

Last year, both sides commemorated their 45th anniversary in dialogue relations and adopted a new ASEAN-New Zealand Plan of Action 2021-2025, to mark a new chapter in their relations.

At the dialogue Senior Officials noted the full implementation of the ASEAN-New Zealand Plan of Action (2016-2020) and underlined the need to further enhance cooperation between the two sides under the new Plan of Action.

The meeting identified a number of key areas in the new Plan of Action, where ASEAN and New Zealand ...