On Tuesday, 8 August 2017, the Berlin ASEAN Committee (BAC), comprising of 10 ASEAN Embassies in Berlin celebrated the 50th anniversary of the founding of ASEAN with its ASEAN family, community, partners and friends from Germany and diplomatic corps. The event was graced by two Guests of Honour, Ambassador Ina Lepel, Director-General Asia and the Pacific Division of the Federal Foreign Office and His Honourable Dr. Thomas Gambke, Chairman of the German-ASEAN Parliamentary Friendship Group. The event started with Flag raising Ceremony, remarks by H.E. Lawrence Bay, Ambassador of Singapore and the Chairman of the BAC followed by remarks from the Guests of Honour. The BAC also launched a digital Recipe Book comprising of recipes from all 10 ASEAN Countries where the food was showcased at the individual country stalls during the lunch reception. Brunei Darussalam served Beef Rendang and Pulut Panggang.